Sunday, August 14, 2011

rancour

rancour [ RANG-ker ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 bitter ill-will or resentment; malice
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The feeling of rancour with which India and Pakistan confronted each other on the cricket field is now no more thanks to regular cricketing exchanges between them.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The BBC's Nick Bryant in Perth says much of the rancour of the past 10 days - when Singh was charged with racism and Australian captain Ricky Ponting's men were criticised for bad sportsmanship and a certain ugliness in victory - is gone.