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rancorous

adjective ran·cor·ous \ˈraŋ-k(ə-)rəs\

Definition of RANCOROUS

:  marked by rancor :  deeply malevolent <rancorous envy>
ran·cor·ous·ly adverb

Examples of RANCOROUS

  1. <a rancorous autobiography in which the author heaps blame on just about everyone who had the misfortune of knowing him>

First Known Use of RANCOROUS

circa 1570

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