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rankles

verb
present tense third-person singular of rankle

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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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“Rankles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rankles. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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