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rancour

noun [U] uk UK formal (US rancor)   /ˈræŋ.kər/ us    /-kɚ/
a feeling of hate and continuing anger about something in the past: They cheated me, but I feel no rancour towards/against them.Feelings of dislike and hatredAnger and displeasure
rancorous
adjective uk   /-əs/ formal us  
a rancorous disputeAngry and displeasedBad-tempered
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