Rankle - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Rankle.

6 letter answer(s) to rankle

FESTER
  1. a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus
  2. ripen and generate pus; "her wounds are festering"

5 letter answer(s) to rankle

GRATE
  1. a harsh rasping sound made by scraping something
  2. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
  3. make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
  4. reduce to small shreds or pulverize by rubbing against a rough or sharp perforated surface; "grate carrots and onions"; "grate nutmeg"
  5. gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
  6. furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace"
  7. a frame of iron bars to hold a fire
  8. a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

7 letter answer(s) to rankle

GRATEON

3 letter answer(s) to rankle

IRK
  1. irritate or vex; "It galls me that we lost the suit"
  2. annoy
VEX
  1. be a mystery or bewildering to;
  2. subject to prolonged examination, discussion, or deliberation; "vex the subject of the death penalty"
  3. change the arrangement or position of
  4. disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress; "I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
  5. cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;

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