Synonyms of rankle in English:

rankle

verb

  • 1 she'd always rankled certain people with her independence and forthrightness
    cause resentment to, annoy, upset, anger, irritate, offend, affront, displease, provoke, irk, vex, pique, nettle, gall
    informal rile, miff, peeve, aggravate, tick off
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