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rankle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrankleran‧kle /ˈræŋkəl/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  UPSETif something rankles, you still remember it angrily because it upset you or annoyed you a lot His comments still rankled.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rankleGreg's jibe about the dress being like a shroud rankled.But Tasini was never paid extra for the electronic rights to his writing and this rankled him.His casual style of dress rankled his superiors.Suggestions of inferiority have long rankled in a city where image has been an obsession for more than a century.Although such incidents rankled, the cutter crews' sense of humour soon surfaced to erase the bad memories.The implications of this remark rankled with us deeply.
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Verb table
rankle
Simple Form
Present
theyrankle
itrankles
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Past
it, theyrankled
Present perfect
theyhave rankled
ithas rankled
Past perfect
it, theyhad rankled
Future
it, theywill rankle
Future perfect
it, theywill have rankled
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare rankling
itis rankling
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Past
theywere rankling
itwas rankling
Present perfect
theyhave been rankling
ithas been rankling
Past perfect
it, theyhad been rankling
Future
it, theywill be rankling
Future perfect
it, theywill have been rankling
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