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The meaning of Rankle


Rankle – definition


(of a comment or fact) cause continuing annoyance or resentment.

Usage examples:

The casual manner of his dismissal still rankles

(of a wound or sore) continue to be painful; fester.

Usage examples:

The wound is but skinned over and rankles still at the bottom

To cause annoyance or anger that lasts a long time

Usage examples:

[ i ] the way she left him still rankles.

Rankle translation into English

Rankle: translate from English into Chinese

Translate rankle into Chinese (Simplified)}
恼怒, 溃烂, 发炎

Rankle: translate from English into Dutch

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Rancune, Knagen, Zweren

Rankle: translate from English into French

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Rage, Rester sur le cœur, Laisser une rancœur

Rankle: translate from English into German

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Rankle, Wurmen

Rankle: translate from English into Hindi

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पकना, भड़कना, तेज होना, सढना, जलना

Rankle: translate from English into Italian

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Rancore, Far soffrire, Assalire, Bruciare

Rankle: translate from English into Korean

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곪다, 상처 따위가 곪다, 추억 따위가 두고두고 마음을 괴롭히다, 두고두고 마음을 괴롭히다

Rankle: translate from English into Russian

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Ранить, Терзать, Причинять боль, Мучить

Rankle: translate from English into Spanish

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Amargar la vida, Doler, Afligir, Roer a alguien

Word origin

Middle English: from Old French rancler, from rancle, draoncle ‘festering sore’, from an alteration of medieval Latin dracunculus, diminutive of draco ‘serpent’.

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