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rankle
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • For even that first meeting has rankled in her heart as an insult—that’s what her heart is like!
  • A feeling of hatred was rankling in his heart, as though he meant to avenge himself on some one.
  • And the vain boy began by degrees to have a rankling fear that Alyosha was silent because he despised him, and thought he was showing off before him.
  • Something very deep down seemed burning and rankling in his soul.

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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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