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Washington has hardly missed the rancor and disingenuous narratives about the 2012 terrorist attack on American outposts in Libya and the 10 separate investigations into it.

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It was a partisan close to a term in which the justices had successfully decided many controversial cases without rancor.

Lost in the rancor is the simple fact that Sugimoto’s design would make substantial improvements to the garden, which wants care and renovation.

Others like Comcast and Marriott also decided to hit pause on their giving while they assess if funding the rancor in Washington is good for their brand.

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An unconventional President facing a restive public and a re-election campaign portended partisan rancor and possible electoral upheaval.

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Even those Christians who do want to minister amid the rancor of race and policing are missing the mark.

The rancor between de Blasio and Moskowitz has at least some roots in substantive education policy disagreements.

The federal government, driven by ideological division and partisan rancor, will not heal itself any time soon.

The rancor between our two professions is heightened by an obvious bias toward nurses in the media.

And when Ted Jr. trains his rancor onto Daniel, the results are startling.

He wondered if so handsome a girl shared the common rancor of her age and sex against charming young widows.

And he spoke sincerely, for he began to see that he would learn little from the display of rancor and temper that moved them all.

In a word, devotion is only calculated to fill the heart with a bitter rancor, that banishes peace and harmony from society.

It is not the sermon I mind, but all the dislike and jealousy and rancor it will cause.

Generosity was on his side alone, because he alone had a right to feel rancor.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rancor, such as: acrimony, animosity, animus, antagonism, bad blood, and bitterness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.