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heartburning

[ hahrt-bur-ning ]
/ ˈhɑrtˌbɜr nɪŋ /
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noun
rankling discontent, especially from envy or jealousy; grudge.
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Origin of heartburning

First recorded in 1505–15; heart + burning
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