Definitions for rancorousˈræŋ kər əs

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  1. rancorous(adj)

    showing deep-seated resentment

    "preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich"- Aldous Huxley

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  1. rancorous(Adjective)

    Full of rancor; bitter; unforgiving.

    rancorous speech

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  1. Rancorous(adj)

    full of rancor; evincing, or caused by, rancor; deeply malignant; implacably spiteful or malicious; intensely virulent

  2. Origin: [OF. rancuros.]

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