noun Etymology: Middle English rancour, from Anglo-French rancur, from Late Latin rancor rancidity, rancor, from Latin rancēre Date: 14th century bitter deep-seated ill will Synonyms: see enmity

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  • Rancor — Ran cor (r[a^][ng] k[ e]r), n. [Written also {rancour}.] [OE. rancour, OF. rancor, rancur, F. rancune, fr. L. rancor rancidity, rankness; tropically, an old grudge, rancor, fr. rancere to be rank or rancid.] The deepest malignity or spite; deep… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rancor — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rancor Personaje de Star Wars Archivo:RANCOR.jpg Información Raza Rancor Estatura entre 5 y 6 m Nacionalidad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rancor — (del lat. «rancor, ōris»; ant.) m. Rencor. * * * rancor. (Del lat. rancor, ōris). m. desus. Odio, rencor. * * * Enormes criaturas oriundas del planeta Dathomir, donde solo las Brujas de Dathomir podían domarlos y usarlos como bestias de monta.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • rancor — [raŋ′kər] n. [ME rancour < OFr rancor < LL, rankness, in LL(Ec), rancor < L rancere, to be rank] a continuing and bitter hate or ill will; deep spite or malice: Brit. sp. Brit. rancour rancorous adj. rancorously adv …   English World dictionary

  • rancor — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. rancor, from L. rancorem rancidness, grudge, bitterness, from L. rancere to stink (see RANCID (Cf. rancid)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rancor — (Del lat. rancor, ōris). m. desus. Odio, rencor …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • rancor — I noun acerbity, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bitter feelings, bitterness, enmity, grudge, harshness, hate, hatred, hostility, ill feeling, ill will, invidia, malevolence, malice, malignity, odium, resentment, revenge,… …   Law dictionary

  • rancor — |ô| s. m. 1. Ódio secreto e profundo. 2. Grande aversão. • Plural: rancores …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • rancor — antagonism, animosity, animus, antipathy, *enmity, hostility Analogous words: hate, hatred, detestation, abhorrence, abomination (see under HATE vb): spite, *malice, malevolence, malignity, malignancy, spleen, grudge …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • rancor — [n] bitterness, hatefulness acerbity, acrimony, animosity, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood*, bile*, dudgeon, enmity, grudge, hardness of heart*, harshness, hate, hatred, hostility, ill feeling, ill will, malevolence, malice,… …   New thesaurus

  • Rancor — Infobox StarWarsSpecies | name =Rancor sample homeworld = Felucia language = height = 5 10 meters skincolor = grey, dark green distinctions = weapon = jaws, claws races = rancor, siebonal famousmembers = The rancor is a 5 meter (16.4 foot) tall… …   Wikipedia

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