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Word of the Day — April 9, 2013

April 9, 2013 - Scott Viau
rancor - rang-kor - ill-will, bitterness or resentfulness, esp. when long standing

Example: "Mary Pols comments on Elizabeth Strout's new novel, 'The Burgess Boys': 'Strout's greatest gift as a writer...is her ability to let the reader in on all the rancor of her characters without making any of them truly detestable.'"

 
 

 

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