GRE Word List


to cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness

The meaning of the word rankle is to cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness.

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rehabilitateto restore to a former capacity : reinstate
gullany of numerous long-winged web-footed aquatic birds (subfamily Larinae of the family Laridae)
metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money)
polarof or relating to a geographic pole or the region around it
toppleto fall from or as if from being top-heavy
ashenof, relating to, or made from ash wood
allayto subdue or reduce in intensity or severity : alleviate
overblownpast the prime of bloom
juga large deep container (as of glass, earthenware, or plastic) with a narrow mouth and a handle