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rankle
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Wuthering Heights
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  • 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!

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  • Her insults still rankle in my mind.
  • Administrators are rankled by the drop in their school’s ranking in US News.

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