Know Your Next Word : rancor
6. rancor :
2. long-lasting ill will or resentment
The mutual rancor felt by the two nations eventually led to war.
Jeremy's success produced such feelings of rancor in Jessica, his rival, that she was never able to tolerate being in the same room with him again.
To feel rancor is to be rancorous.
The rancorous public exchanges between the two competing boxers are strictly for show. Outside the ring, they are the best of friends.
It would not be easy to conceive the passion, rancor and malice of their tongues and hearts.
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