GRE Word List

RANCOR

long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous

The meaning of the word rancor is long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous.

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WordMeaning
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denotationmeaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
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