"He's a loyal kid, at that," Burke commented, with a grudging admiration.
Also there was a grudging note of admiration in his voice when he next spoke.
And if Nature had been grudging with him, his father was not more kind.
I reared you to the best of my powers, grudging neither pains nor expense.
Then you're no grudging us the loss of six lambs, Mr. Clark.
Ask her ...