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  • adverb In a begrudging manner; in a manner that is envious or reluctant.


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  • This is the same man (and I use that word begrudgingly) that pummeled Miguel Cotto into bloody submission with what many now suspect were similarly tainted hand wraps.

    Dr. Johnny Benjamin: Pacquiao v Margarito. Please Don't Reward a Scoundrel!

  • Walker said he "begrudgingly" accepted the trip to the disabled list, but he also saw the benefit.

    The Nationals place Tyler Walker on the disabled list

  • His parents in Boston are "begrudgingly" supporting his decision, although his mother says she plans to visit.

    The Stay-at-Home Vacation

  • He suggested the justices could "begrudgingly" affirm the lower court "on alternative grounds" and take up some of the questions it avoided in its previous ruling.

    Justices Leery of Bush's Guantanamo Stance

  • He said the ice rink was broken and he "begrudgingly" paid extra for his son to go on some funfair rides.

    BBC News - Home

  • He said the ice rink was broken and he "begrudgingly" paid extra for his son to go on some funfair rides.

    The Guardian World News

  • But San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who announced his gubernatorial bid Tuesday, said in an interview that he is only "begrudgingly" supporting Proposition 1A and Proposition 1B - a measure to pay schools $9.3 billion education advocates say is owed.

    San Francisco Sentinel

  • Newsom said in an interview he "begrudgingly" supports Proposition 1A but opposes borrowing money from lottery earnings.

  • Editors at UCLA's student paper "begrudgingly" ran a full-page ad for Haagen-Dazs wrapped around today's front page, and say in an editorial that it's a "regrettable but relatively unavoidable consequence of the recent financial trends devastating our sources of revenue and our industry."

    LA Observed

  • I've been sufficiently impressed to 'begrudgingly' donate what little I can, from time to time, which (I assure you) require a lot of persuasion to pull out of me:).

    OpEdNews; Beyond a News Site-- it's your community


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