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  • adj. Lacking envy or reluctance

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not grudging; freely giving; liberal; hearty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. without envy or reluctance


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  • He swore like Reginald Bell and with good reason because he also had reason to give his ungrudging admiration to the Galactic Traders 'security system.

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  • Beauty in others he observed with a particular, ungrudging delight, having always felt himself to be the plainest and most insignificant of mortals.

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  • Dougal's deep-set eyes covered me slowly from head to foot and returned to my face with a completely ungrudging nod of acknowledgment.

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  • A woman of her word, ungrudging, to her first allegiance, she would be as good as her word now to this new attachment.

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  • But in order to appear ungrudging, he is sometimes hyperbolic, and therefore unconvincing: Is it really apt to write of Camus that “the Gods poured success on him but it could only darken his trench coat: it never soaked him to the skin”?

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  • But, if thou wilt of my fortune somewhat take for the children or thyself to help thy exile, say on; for I am ready to grant it with ungrudging hand, yea and to bend tokens to my friends elsewhere who shall treat thee well.


  • Now I with thoughtful mind awoke from my slumber, and with ungrudging hand did measure out the horses 'feed, expecting to harness them at dawn unto the fray; when lo! through the thick gloom two men I see roaming around our army.


  • It usually happens that such a compliant and easy disposition, which resigns itself without murmur to the guidance of others, becomes the darling of those to whose inclinations its own seem to be offered, in ungrudging and ready sacrifice.

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  • The magnitude of his achievements deserves ungrudging admiration; nor is he yet at the end of his resources.

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  • Guests were incessant and the hospitality ungrudging.



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