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It fell to Behar—whose rancorous battles with McCain often led to uncomfortable television—to inject some reality into the proceedings.
FOX NEWS ‘INTERESTED’ IN MEGHAN MCCAIN, BUT WOULD SHE RETURN?LLOYD GROVEJULY 2, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
California is one of the last states in the country where most students have not set foot in a classroom since March, according to Politico, and disputes between politicians, teachers’ unions and parents have grown increasingly rancorous.
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS BASH PANDEMIC-WEARY PARENTS AS POTHEADS WHO ‘WANT THEIR BABYSITTERS BACK’ANTONIA NOORI FARZANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That means the confirmation hearings, which are likely to start around October 12, will probably be extremely rancorous.
HOW AMY CONEY BARRETT COULD CHANGE THE SUPREME COURTAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)SEPTEMBER 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The rancorous national conversation following the death Ruth Bader Ginsburg has done away with even the slightest appearance that the two main parties see the court as anything other than an extension of legislative and executive powers.
THREE WAYS TO MAKE THE SUPREME COURT LESS PARTISANANNALISA MERELLISEPTEMBER 22, 2020QUARTZ
In the grave there can be no rancorous hates; between the sleepers there is perpetual truce.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
He sees direful figures in his dreams, his laugh is bitter, his anger rancorous.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
But this may well be knowne to be nothing, but the rancorous venome of some that beare no good will to the plantation.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
From the habit of observing only its outward effects, we overlook its rancorous principle.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
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.
Jessica put her head back, murmured some inaudible words, and with a smile of rancorous compassion went forth into the rain.
IN THE YEAR OF JUBILEEGEORGE GISSING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO RANCOROUS

  • bad-natured
  • baleful
  • bitter
  • evil
  • evil-minded
  • green-eyed
  • jealous
  • malevolent
  • mean
  • nasty
  • ornery
  • poisonous
  • rancorous
  • resentful
  • spiteful
  • vengeful
  • vicious
  • vindictive
  • wicked
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