rancour

US rancor

/ (ˈræŋkə) /

noun

malicious resentfulness or hostility; spite

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Derived forms of rancour

rancorous, adjectiverancorously, adverbrancorousness, noun

Word Origin for rancour

C14: from Old French, from Late Latin rancor rankness
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