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rankled

adjective

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feeling or showing anger
  • our supervisor was rankled by all the unexpected delays and problems we ran into

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rankled

verb
past tense of rankle

Synonyms & Antonyms of rankled (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • that kind of rude treatment from a young person makes me rankle

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2 to make angry
  • it rankles me when some schools can't even afford paper and pencils for the students

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“Rankled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rankled. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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