Thesaurus / rankling

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

This rankling silence seemed to him more unaccountable and deadly than all former mischances, and left him far more alone.
DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
The delicate emphasis amused him, it betrayed the rankling jealousy.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD ST. LOUISAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Her heart ached for him, though she had no notion of the bitterness, the rebellion, that were rankling in his.
THE DREAMERMARY NEWTON STANARD
Don't give your mother this rankling pain and humiliation during the rest of her life.
Thou hast a daughter, and my prescience hath this consequence, that by her this rankling wound shall be healed.
The shaft, rankling far down and within, wrought a poison too great for show, and the youth died.
No 'rankling,' original, or received--bow not strong enough.
Later, I saw some of these articles, and found they were written in the most abusive, rankling and savage style.
MY MEMOIRSMARGUERITE STEINHEIL
Various subjects of complaint had long been rankling in their bosoms, and now found vent in the form of animated and angry debate.
This arrow full of rankling poison, fearfully insidious where it strikes a foe!

WORDS RELATED TO RANKLING

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