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To add to the discomfort the crew of the "Royal Oak" were rankling under a grievance.
THE DREADNOUGHT OF THE AIRPERCY F. WESTERMAN
Slaughter looked at him, his rage still rankling and burning.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
The further resistance came, whether from rivals, or from the rankling anger in Elizabeth's breast.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
Somewhere, somehow, he had taken a cynic twist or a rankling wound that had turned his white man's blood once for all.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Still rankling in Hannah's memory was a day when Lise had returned from school, dark and mutinous, with a tale of such a family.
THE DWELLING PLACE OF LIGHT, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
From that moment thy benevolence was, in a great part, turned into rankling jealousy and inexorable precaution.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
Don't give your mother this rankling pain and humiliation during the rest of her life.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
I have left her as my last legacy that rankling doubt, and I defy her to tear it out of her heart!
A RENT IN A CLOUDCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Some hobbled on crutches and wooden legs; others had received wounds, which were still rankling in their breasts.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Pride, anger, and mortification were rankling in her breast.
MARION BERKLEYELIZABETH B. COMINS
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