English to Afrikaans Meaning :: rankle

Rankle :
sweer
- sweer

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Verb(1) gnaw into; make resentful or angry

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(1) What really seemed to rankle with her was his statement that he was ashamed of the affair.(2) He is keen to put his high-profile role in the disastrous Lions tour of Australia, behind him, although four months on certain matters still rankle .(3) You could see that it started to rankle him a little bit.(4) Broadly, he says, his government has listened and tried to understand business, but there are issues which still rankle .(5) The issues they raise often have their roots in the past and yet continue to rankle .(6) Well, there is a thing or two that might rankle people on either side, but Scott has his head in the right place.(7) It really rankles me when I see faulty advice such as the following being circulated to unsuspecting webmasters.(8) I think we acquitted ourselves really well in the Champions League, but it still rankles with most of us that we are out of it.(9) It was a mystery, and like all mysteries it rankled me.(10) The famous analyst's remark that Goodwin had been dubbed a ‘megalomaniac’ clearly rankles , and Mathewson defends his chief executive's strategy and abilities to take the group to its next stage.(11) The questions were legitimate but they rankled with Murray, who can be as delicate off-court as he is destructively powerful on it.(12) Edison's corporate identity also rankles the students and is one of the major themes of their rallies and meetings.(13) Your bank statements provide some compensation, but it still rankles .(14) As is the case with other institutions, the fine print of implementation is smudged and rankles the staff.(15) Though gratitude to America for coming to our rescue in the Second World War continues, aspects of the shared adventure rankled at the time.(16) The police have also been less than welcoming, which rankles John intensely.
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Synonyms
Verb
1. cause resentment to ::
wrok veroorsaak
2. annoy ::
irriteer
3. upset ::
omgekrap
4. anger ::
woede
5. irritate ::
irriteer
6. offend ::
aanstoot
7. affront ::
belediging
8. displease ::
baie kwaai kyk
9. provoke ::
lok
10. irk ::
irk
11. vex ::
vex
12. pique ::
pique
13. nettle ::
brandnetel
14. gall ::
gal
15. rile ::
irriteren
16. miff ::
ruzietje
17. peeve ::
ergeren
18. aggravate ::
vererger
19. tick off ::
afmerk
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