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Synonyms for rankle
ˈræŋ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eat into, fret, rankle, grate(verb)

    gnaw into; make resentful or angry

    "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"

    Synonyms:
    grind, fret, gag, chafe, erode, eat into, scrape, scratch, fuss, grate, gall, choke, niggle, eat away, fray, rub

Wiktionary

  1. rankle(verb)

    To cause irritation or deep bitterness.

    Synonyms:
    irritate, embitter

  2. rankle(verb)

    To fester.

    Synonyms:
    fester

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rankle

    Synonyms:
    fester, smoulder, burn, irritate, gall, disquiet

    Antonyms:
    heal, cool, close, calm, quiet, compose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rankle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fester, be inflamed

  2. rankle(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be embittered, become more bitter, grow more intense

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Translations for rankle

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  • مرتبهPersian
  • sajog, fájHungarian
  • horuMāori
  • irriteren, verergeren, steken, woekeren, twijfelen, etterenDutch
  • boleć, dręczyć, jątrzyć, zaognićPolish
  • раздражать, гноиться, терзать, мучитьRussian

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