Thesaurus / rancorous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The spirit of the South is and has been belligerent, rancorous, and unscrupulous.
His conversations were more measured than his letters; these were filled with the most rancorous bitterness.
MEMOIRS OF THE EMPRESS CATHERINE II.CATHERINE II, EMPRESS OF RUSSIA
Job is rancorous; and we are scarcely intended by the writer to justify him.
Jessica put her head back, murmured some inaudible words, and with a smile of rancorous compassion went forth into the rain.
That night, indeed, the tide of rancorous gossip swelled high.
MADELONMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
There is no speech in the world so rancorous and so stinging as the language the Jungle People use to show scorn and contempt.
THE SECOND JUNGLE BOOKRUDYARD KIPLING
Thus, the higher the fortune the less the liberty; the less we ought to be partial, rancorous, and especially angry.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
We are, therefore, deeply indebted to the rancorous animosity of France.
I cannot help thinking of the rancorous malice of Alberic and Lotulf.
Certain I had not married for love, her rancorous disposition soon led her to resent, or rather to revenge, my want of affection.

WORDS RELATED TO RANCOROUS

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