English/Spanish/French Cognate of the Day — Cognado del día

English

rancor n. – deep-seated ill will; bitter long-lasting resentment

Spanish

rencor

French 

rancoeur

Etymology

from Latin rancēre, to stink, be rotten

Some of the very peasants who had been most active in wrangling with him over the hay, some whom he had treated with contumely, and who had tried to cheat him, those very peasants had greeted him goodhumoredly, and evidently had not, were incapable of having any feeling of rancor against him, any regret, any recollection even of having tried to deceive him.

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