how to pronounce rankle


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rankle is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of rankle


  1. To cause irritation or deep bitterness.
  2. To fester.


  1. A festering, embittering object or condition — either mental, or a physical sore or ulcer.<ref name= "OEDJHM">Murray, J.A.H. The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (2 vols). Publisher: Oxford University Press. 1971. →ISBN</ref>.

rankle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rankle occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rankle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rankle can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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