Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a rancorous manner; with spiteful malice or vindictiveness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a rancorous manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a rancorous manner.

Etymologies

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rancorous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Thus, they tend to react rancorously to such environmentally outspoken movie stars as Robert Redford, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Travolta and Cameron Diaz.

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  • F.ur years later Owen's criticism of stylometry, as well as his interpretation of the relevant arguments in the Theaetetus and the Parmenides, were in turn vigorously if not rancorously disputed by H.F. Cherniss in defense of the traditional view.

    Plato's Timaeus

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  • Hate me not rancorously because of that I did with thee; for he who hath power and forgiveth, his reward Allah giveth; even as saith the poet,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Indeed, in the spring of 1919, during the Paris Peace Conference, at a meeting of the Big Three dealing with Syria and oil, Clemenceau and Lloyd George rancorously disagreed as to what they had “agreed” on in London and repeatedly accused each other of bad faith.

    The Prize

  • Indeed, in the spring of 1919, during the Paris Peace Conference, at a meeting of the Big Three dealing with Syria and oil, Clemenceau and Lloyd George rancorously disagreed as to what they had “agreed” on in London and repeatedly accused each other of bad faith.

    The Prize

  • I obeyed, but I swore rancorously to be avenged one day.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Miss Proudfoot rancorously took a long drink of water.

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • Presbyterian persuasion, he might find him less rancorously disposed against Miss Bellenden, and inclined to exert the power which he asserted himself to possess over her fortunes, more favourably than heretofore.

    Old Mortality

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