Words nearby rancorous
OTHER WORDS FROM rancorousran·cor·ous·ly, adverbran·cor·ous·ness, nounun·ran·cor·ous, adjective
Examples from the Web for rancorous
For several years now, this town has been consumed by a rancorous argument over the proper size of the federal government.
This is not to say that our parties shouldn't engage in rancorous debate about fiscal policy and the budgets.Never Mind Obamacare. Worry About the Debt Ceiling.|William L. McComb|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The rancorous debate ended on December 7, 1941, when the U.S. entered the war after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
After more than a year of rancorous debate and ugly revelations, Cameron agrees to a voluntary press watchdog.
The spirit of the South is and has been belligerent, rancorous, and unscrupulous.
His conversations were more measured than his letters; these were filled with the most rancorous bitterness.Memoirs of the Empress Catherine II.|Catherine II, Empress of Russia
Job is rancorous; and we are scarcely intended by the writer to justify him.Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job|Robert Watson
Jessica put her head back, murmured some inaudible words, and with a smile of rancorous compassion went forth into the rain.In the Year of Jubilee|George Gissing
That night, indeed, the tide of rancorous gossip swelled high.Madelon|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman