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>.

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