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- v. Present participle of begrudge.
- adj. envious
- adj. reluctant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. being given reluctantly or with displeasure.
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While James has absolutely benefited from his marriage to Bullock, garnering a kind of begrudging, weird and unnatural air of respectability, Bullock has so far managed to remain above Jesse's reputation and keep her own fun and sexy image.
She at first "was kind of begrudging that Michael Goldenberg [scriptwriter for OotP, her first film] wasn't going to stay on, you know?,
The rest came to me in a begrudging line, each of them taking her paper and tucking it safely away.
Real or not, the James Bong Gang has achieved nearly mythical status from begrudging law-enforcement officials.
One, I'm poor, making the buying of clothes more of a begrudging task than anything else.
Then who is it using the name "Bill McDonald," admittedly a common one, who does spend a lot of space 'begrudging the suits' just about everything?
The latter received a begrudging acknowledgement – along with Monbiot and Pearce still calling for his head.
The statement about not begrudging people who are rich is abstract and made before Obama addressed the specific issue of the two bankers.
Do not mistake begrudging acceptance for liberation.
The producer was frankly furious, but with reluctance and begrudging acknowledgment, she agreed to amend our signed document accordingly.