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rankle
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition to annoy or make angry — often over a long period of time
  • Then the language he had held to her rankled in her heart; she who was always 'love,' and 'darling,' and 'queen,' and 'angel,' with everybody at the Grange, to be insulted so shockingly by a stranger!
    Chapter 18 (97% in)

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