Word of the Week: Rancorous
Posted on 21 August 2014 by CliffsNotes
Word: RANCOROUS (adj)
Synonyms: vindictive, bitter, grudging
1. Paul was rancorous after he lost his job due to budget cuts.
2. Albert Runcorn was a particularly rancorous employee at the Ministry of Magic within the Harry Potter series.
3. Puppies who are abused and tormented may grow up to be rancorous dogs.