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grudge

grudge

 
 
pronunciation:
gruhj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: anger that is held onto for a long time.
She has a grudge against him that goes back six years.
synonyms:
bitterness, ill will
similar words:
animosity, bile, envy, hatred, jealousy, malice, offense, spite, spleen, venom
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: grudged, grudges, grudging
definition: to not want to give or allow.
My older brother grudged me the use of the phone.
similar words:
deny, mind, refuse
derivation: grudger (n.)
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