Definition of rancorous
: marked by rancor : deeply malevolent rancorous envy
Examples of rancorous in a Sentence
a rancorous autobiography in which the author heaps blame on just about everyone who had the misfortune of knowing him
Recent Examples of rancorous from the Web
But in 1976, the group would endure the first of several rancorous splits, which saw Allman clashing most intensely with Betts for control.
Whatever his intentions, Mr. Trump cut a rancorous swath through the administrative heart of Europe.
At a moment when rancorous politics have dominated national headlines, the Spirits were content to put their own spin on current affairs, highlighting inclusion and celebration rather than diatribe and protest.
Lindseyof Hawaii island during a rancorous meeting that saw three members walk out in protest.
Monster doesn’t have evidence that there is a direct connection between the data and a rancorous race that has sharply divided American voters.
The decision to schedule three hours of booing came after rancorous negotiations between the Clinton and Sanders camps, with the Clinton side originally offering half an hour of booing and the Sanders side demanding twenty hours.
Ms. Vestager’s warning shot in the often-rancorous privacy debate comes ahead of a Jan. 31 deadline for Europe and the United States to reach a new data-sharing agreement.
As for the famously rancorous early years of Genesis, Rutherford is circumspect.
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Definition of rancorous for Students
: showing deep hatred He gave a rancorous answer.
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