rancorous

[rang-ker-uhs]
adjective
full of or showing rancor.

Origin:
1580–90; rancor + -ous

rancorously, adverb
rancorousness, noun
unrancorous, adjective
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rancour or rancor (ˈræŋkə)
 
n
malicious resentfulness or hostility; spite
 
[C14: from Old French, from Late Latin rancor rankness]
 
rancor or rancor
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French, from Late Latin rancor rankness]
 
'rancorous or rancor
 
adj
 
'rancorously or rancor
 
adv
 
'rancorousness or rancor
 
n

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Example sentences
It is an astonishingly rancorous and controversial debate, with far-reaching
  implications.
All this question achieves is endless rancorous bickering and nit picking.
And, come to think of it, the play even begins to resemble that rancorous body
  for the occasional clumsiness in its logic.
There are equally rancorous arguments about how best to stimulate supply.
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