To cause keen irritation or bitter resentment in.
“So what? She’s been with a dog. I wouldn’t let it rankle you.”
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Rankle. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/rankle. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. rankle, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/rankle.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Rankle. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/rankle