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rankle

verb [I] uk   /ˈræŋ.kl̩/ us  
to make someone annoyed or angry for a long time: The unkind way in which his girlfriend left him still rankled with him long after. [+ that] It still rankles that she got promoted, and I didn't.
Translations of “rankle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使人耿耿於懷, 令人懷恨, 使人怨憤不已…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使人耿耿于怀, 令人怀恨, 使人怨愤不已…
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