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grudge

grudge

 
pronunciation:
gruhj
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a feeling of resentment harbored against someone because of a real or imagined injustice.
synonyms:
bitterness, discontent, grievance, ill will, pique, rancor, resentment, umbrage
similar words:
animosity, antipathy, bile, enmity, envy, gall, hatred, jealousy, malevolence, malice, offense, spite, spleen, venom
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: arranged or carried out in order to settle a grudge.
a grudge match between two boxers
similar words:
bitter
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: grudged, grudges, grudging
definition 1: to be reluctant to give or allow; begrudge.
synonyms:
begrudge
similar words:
deny, mind, refuse
definition 2: to feel rancor toward or resent (someone) because of his or her good fortune.
synonyms:
begrudge, resent
similar words:
covet, envy
derivation: grudger (n.)
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