Definition of 'rankle'
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The only time it really rankles is in the gym. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But what really rankles is likely to be more personal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Moscow insiders claim the memory of that summit still rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her absence from the country clearly rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This clearly still rankles with him. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is clearly something that rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His subsequent punishment clearly still rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet a lack of recognition by the Church clearly still rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The indignity still rankles with the Olympic and world indoor champion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)More than 20 years on it still rankles. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is something about Arsenal which clearly rankles. The Sun (2010)It still rankles with me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Defeat clearly still rankles deeply. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The former skipper's controversial exit clearly still rankles with Gooners. The Sun (2012)
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Used Rarely. rankle is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of rankle from the Collins English Dictionary
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