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1. rankle

verb. ['ˈræŋkəl'] gnaw into; make resentful or angry.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • bother
  • annoy
  • irritate
  • fret
  • nettle
  • devil
  • vex
  • nark
  • gravel
  • get to
  • eat into
  • get at
  • rile
  • grate

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • praise
  • calm
  • better

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Words that Rhyme with Rankle

  • frankl
  • frankel
  • shankle
  • shankel
  • hankel

Example sentences of the word rankle


1. Verb, base form
You can also rankle your community if you act in a way that suggests racial or religious bias, a willingness to take advantage of the disadvantaged or a propensity for dishonesty in financial transactions.

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