rankle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈræŋkəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈræŋkəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rangkəl)

Inflections of 'rankle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rankles
v 3rd person singular
rankling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
rankled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
rankled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

rankle
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Synonyms:
annoy, bother , pain , rile, nettle, mortify, chafe, fret , hurt , gall , irritate, inflame, fester, gnaw at, lie embedded, anger , embitter, plague

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