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Enmity vs. Rancor

Difference Between Enmity and Rancor

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Enmity

Deep-seated, often mutual hatred.
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Rancor

Bitter, long-lasting resentment; deep-seated ill will
He was filled with rancor after losing his job.
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Enmity

A feeling or state of hatred or animosity
"More than almost any public man I have ever met, he has avoided exciting personal enmities" (Theodore Roosevelt).
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Rancor

(American spelling) A feeling of long-lasting ire for another, sometimes to the point of hatred, over a perceived wrongdoing; bitterness.
I could almost see the rancor in his eyes when he challenged me to a fight.
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Enmity

The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
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Rancor

(rare) Rancidity, rankness.
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Enmity

A state or feeling of opposition, hostility, hatred or animosity.
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Rancor

The deepest malignity or spite; deep-seated enmity or malice; inveterate hatred.
It would not be easy to conceive the passion, rancor, and malice of their tongues and hearts.
Rancor will out; proud prelate, in thy faceI see thy fury.
Rancor is that degree of malice which preys upon the possessor.
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Enmity

The quality of being an enemy; hostile or unfriendly disposition.
No ground of enmity between us known.
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Rancor

A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
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Enmity

A state of opposition; hostility.
The friendship of the world is enmity with God.
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Enmity

A state of deep-seated ill-will
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Enmity

The feeling of a hostile person;
He could no longer contain his hostility
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