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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
acerb, acerbate, acerbic, acid, acidic, acidulent, acidulous, acrimonious, bitter, burning, caustic, choleric, embittered, haunted, mindful, nagged, obsessed, plagued, rancorous, remembering, resentful, resenting, sore, splenetic, stewing, unable to forget, virulent
Dictionary Results for rankled:
1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Rankle \Ran"kle\ (r[a^][ng]"k'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rankled
   (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Rankling (-kl[i^]ng).] [From
   Rank, a.]
   1. To become, or be, rank; to grow rank or strong; to be
      inflamed; to fester; -- used literally and figuratively.
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            A malady that burns and rankles inward. --Rowe.
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            This would have left a rankling wound in the hearts
            of the people.                        --Burke.
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   2. To produce a festering or inflamed effect; to cause a
      sore; -- used literally and figuratively; as, a splinter
      rankles in the flesh; the words rankled in his bosom.
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