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  • adjective Alternative form of rancorous.

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Examples

  • And I'm talking about something with balls, with the kind of rancourous debate and excited opinion-chucking to be found at the best con panels.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • And I'm talking about something with balls, with the kind of rancourous debate and excited opinion-chucking to be found at the best con panels.

    Books on TV

  • What he offers us, with driving energy, is a bluff, dirty-minded NCO who is filled with a rancourous, destructive negativity that leads him to detest Othello for his "free and open nature" and to loathe Cassio for the simple reason "he hath a daily beauty in his life that makes me ugly."

    Othello – review

  • Frequently a cycle of rancourous protest was set off … CAP organizers prized angry confrontation because it created solidarity and a commitment to further action among participants.

    Radical-In-Chief

  • Frequently a cycle of rancourous protest was set off … CAP organizers prized angry confrontation because it created solidarity and a commitment to further action among participants.

    Radical-In-Chief

  • What I`d give for the chance at some rancourous debate...in fact, the book I`m reading right now, ostensibly for an IZ review, would if critiqued publically in the way that it should would ignite some flamey words, I can tell you.

    Books on TV

  • Something similar is going to happen in Britain and we too can look forward to a rancourous struggle between the public sector and what remains of the private sector.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...

  • Something similar is going to happen in Britain and we too can look forward to a rancourous struggle between the public sector and what remains of the private sector.

    Ireland today, Britain tomorrow

  • I suspect it will contract and expand from time to time, go through bad phases as well as good, rancourous as well as enlightening.

    The Welsh blogosphere: Life after Blamerbell

  • Perhaps it's seen as more civilised understated, less rancourous, in the British sense.

    "Every woman I know was in high hysteria over [Sarah Palin]."

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