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  • adverb Rare spelling of rancorously.


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rancourous +‎ -ly


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  • She hated her visitor rancourously, for the very things for which Martini loved her; for her quiet strength of character; for her grave, sincere directness; for the steady balance of her mind; for the very expression of her face.

    The Gadfly

  • "I have n't done no bribing, and it was n't me as the information was lodged against," retorted Joe, rancourously.

    Janice Meredith

  • Still there are no grades and coteries in society; no parties in politics; and no hostile religious sects warring rancourously on each other, and claiming as their object the diffusion of a spirit of Christian philanthropy.

    Alamance; Or, the Great and Final Experiment viii, 9-151, [1] p.


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