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rancor
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • He had pronounced the words aloud, in a tone of rancorous sarcasm directed at whoever had made him say it.
  • Their faces had a look of rancorous anxiety.
  • He saw defensively belligerent men and tastelessly dressed women-he saw mean, rancorous, suspicious faces that bore the one mark incompatible with a standard bearer of the intellect: the mark of uncertainty.
  • She looked at the faces of the four men in the soft twilight of Mulligan’s living room: Galt, whose face had the serene, impersonal attentiveness of a scientist-Francisco, whose face was made expressionless by the hint of a smile, the kind of smile that would fit either answerHugh Akston who looked compassionately gentle-Midas Mulligan, who had asked the question with no touch of rancor in his voice.
  • He said, not looking at Rearden, his mouth drawn tightly into an expression of rancorous dignity: "After all, you can’t order people to come running to your office any time you please.

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  • She made the suggestion to reduce the partisan rancor.
  • The meeting only fueled their rancor.

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