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Verb: rankle  rang-kul
  1. Gnaw into; make resentful or angry
    "The injustice rankled her";
    - eat into, fret, grate

Derived forms: rankles, rankling, rankled

Type of: annoy, bother, chafe, devil, get at, get to, gravel [US], irritate, nark [Brit], nettle, rag, rile, vex

Encyclopedia: Rankle