rankle - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈræŋk(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrankle
he/she/itrankles
present participlerankling
past tenserankled
past participlerankled
  1. if an action rankles or rankles you, it continues to annoy or upset you for a long time after it has happened