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Grudge

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Noun

1. grievance, grudge, score

a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

Example Sentences:
'holding a grudge'
'settling a score'

Verb

2. grudge, stew

bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

3. grudge

accept or admit unwillingly

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Grudge

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noun
1. 
a persistent feeling of resentment, esp one due to some cause, such as an insult or injury
2. (modifier)
planned or carried out in order to settle a grudge
a grudge fight
verb
3. (transitive)
to give or allow unwillingly
4. 
to feel resentful or envious about (someone else's success, possessions, etc)

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Grudge

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verb transitiveWord forms: grudged or ˈgrudging
1. 
to envy and resent (someone) because of that person's possession or enjoyment of (something); begrudge
to grudge a person his success
2. 
to give with reluctance
the miser grudged his dog its food
noun
3. 
a strong, continued feeling of hostility or ill will against someone over a real or fancied grievance
4. 
a reason or cause for this

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Grudge

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tr.v. grudged, grudg·ing, grudg·es
1. To be reluctant to give or admit: even grudged the tuition money.
2. To resent for having; begrudge: grudged him his good ways with the children.
n.
A deep-seated feeling of resentment or rancor: bears a grudge about the accident.

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