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rankling

adjective

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  1. causing annoyance for some air travelers, the most rankling aspect of the new security measures seems to be the restrictions regarding carry-on baggage Synonyms of rankling abrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, galling, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), annoying, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, vexingWords Related to rankling burdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thornyNear Antonyms of rankling delightful, pleasing


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