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rancorous

[rang-ker-uh s] /ˈræŋ kər əs/
adjective
1.
full of or showing rancor.
Origin of rancorous
1580-1590
1580-90; rancor + -ous
Related forms
rancorously, adverb
rancorousness, noun
unrancorous, adjective
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Word Origin and History for rancorous
adj.

1580s, from rancor + -ous. Related: Rancorously; rancorousness.

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