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Origin of rancid
OTHER WORDS FROM rancidran·cid·ly, adverbran·cid·ness, ran·cid·i·ty, nounun·ran·cid, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for rancid
History suggests he will stubbornly try to hold on to his rancid reign in any way possible — convincing himself, and as much of the public as he can, that he is still president.Gene Weingarten: It ain’t over until the fat man sings|Gene Weingarten|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
You know the cartoon segment that used to be in colour in rancid old newspapers?The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The workers had to use oxygen tanks to combat the rancid smell of death in temperatures that topped 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
No, this rancid bill of goods is also being by peddled by Fox News personalities.The Right’s Dangerous Rhetoric: Obama as an ‘Enemy Combatant’|Dean Obeidallah|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Any way you turn, the “hope” Obama has promised is turning rancid, writes Stuart Stevens.Hope Isn’t Enough: Without Conviction or Destination, Obama Flounders|Stuart Stevens|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I will be happy if events prove me too pessimistic, but the political atmosphere in Washington is rancid.This Isn’t Obama’s Malaise, It’s GOP Intransigence|Robert Shrum|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Bradfords found that the skin was full of a strong—almost rancid—oil, but the flesh, though rather flavorless, was not bad.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Truffaldino brought him the vessel, examined the expectoration, and found in it a mass of rancid rotten rhymes.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
The steward supplied each mess with a daily allowance of biscuit, pork or beef, and rancid butter.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II|Stephen M. Ostrander
It is generally a greasy stew of mutton, soaked with rancid butter and saffron, and seasoned with asafoetida.Mogreb-el-Acksa|R. B. Cunninghame Graham
The English girl had milk with her coffee and some slices of bread spread with rancid butter.Olive in Italy|Moray Dalton