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English definition of “rancour”


noun [U] 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     /-əs/ adjective formal a rancorous disputeAngry and displeasedBad-tempered
(Definition of rancour noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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