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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give or do reluctantly or without pleasure.

Usage examples (37)
  • The patient seemed to begrudge us our good health.
  • He did so again Wednesday, saying he did not "begrudge" wealth that is "fairly earned."
  • Mills said this morning that he does not "begrudge" Democrats on the commission their service.
  • One minute he's assailing "fat cat" bankers, the next he's saying he doesn't "begrudge" multimillion-dollar Wall Street bonuses. for more
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