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Entry Word: rank
Function: adjective
Text: 1 growing thickly and vigorously <covered with trumpet vines so rank you couldn't see the trellis beneath them>
Synonyms lush, luxuriant, prosperous, rampant, weedy
Related Words lavish, profuse; overgrown, overrun; close, dense, thick
Near Antonyms dormant; blighted, stunted
Antonyms sparse
2 having an unpleasant smell <Mr. Pinfold and his rank cigars usually send me running for fresh air> -- see MALODOROUS
3 very noticeable especially for being incorrect or bad <the article about fairy tales was full of rank errors, such as a reference to "Cinderella biting into the poisoned apple"> -- see EGREGIOUS