(1) The majority of his appointees have been approved, and they have been approved with no public rancor or bitter political warfare.(2) ‘I do not come with hate or rancor in my heart,’ he said, while appealing for calm.(3) For many managers, passing judgment on another human being is an awkward exercise at best, a breeding ground for rancor and hostility at worst.(4) he spoke without rancor(5) There have been disagreements over the years, but never rancor or distrust.(6) Tears, frustration, rage and rancor characterized much of the testimony of parents of special education students.(7) But, like Logan, we need to put aside wedge politics, personal rancor and bitter partisanship to act on behalf of the nation.(8) We can make our way, against the tide, without rancor or bitterness.(9) This would have stripped the bitter racial rancor out of the affirmative action debate.(10) But the debates were good ones and, on the whole, discussions were held without rancour or venom.(11) By the end Antrobus has become a self-hating figure rancorously describing his wife as ‘a petty, blind, treacherous little beast‘.(12) Viewers often end up thinking that there is no solution to the problem because the two sides are so rancorously polarised.(13) An assessment free of Cold War rancour is now possible.(14) Deosaran's motion was delivered with passion, without rancour , and stuck mainly to the facts.(15) It was the passionate, slightly muddled rancour of a disappointed man.(16) However rancorously the debate may have raged, actual scientific comparisons are notable by their absence.