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Like our own, the world of “Maid” is one in which the poor have to contort themselves into bizarre shapes to receive the assistance they’re begrudged for, while the rich are offered perks and advantages they don’t need and often never even asked for.
THE ALREADY GREAT ‘MAID’ IS EVEN BETTER WITH MOTHER-DAUGHTER STARS ANDIE MACDOWELL AND MARGARET QUALLEYINKOO KANGSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We don’t begrudge them their due, but we’ve been suffering longer, and let’s face it — I was 41 when I was released and today I’m 82 — we need to have this resolved soon.
40 YEARS LATER, A DWINDLING BAND OF IRAN HOSTAGES AWAITS A PROMISED PAYMENTANNE GEARANSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet nobody begrudged those crew members the astronaut label just because they never took the shuttle’s stick.
WITH PRIVATE SPACE FLIGHT ON THE RISE, WHO GETS TO BE CALLED 'ASTRONAUT?'JEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 4, 2021TIME
So if you’re like me and have found one of your favorite hikes too crowded to enjoy recently, don’t begrudge the newcomers.
YES, HIKING TRAILS ARE MORE CROWDED THAN EVERSVATI NARULAJULY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I do not begrudge them the birthday conceit, except that they have to understand it has to end.
GENE WEINGARTEN: OH, IS IT YOUR BIRTHDAY? I DON’T CARE.GENE WEINGARTENAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s no more fair to expect otherwise than it is to begrudge a partner’s passions just because you can’t participate.
HOW TO MANAGE EXERCISE ENVYBLAIR BRAVERMANMARCH 15, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Days had gone by and we lacked the energy to begrudge their inconsequential passing, but now a time of reckoning had come.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Ah, why begrudge the marquis his meed of admiration, if he likes it?
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
I shall think of him; but not in a way that you would begrudge me.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
She did not begrudge them in the least, thinking that they were all due to Mr Whittlestaff.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO BEGRUDGE

  • ate one's heart out
  • begrudged
  • coveted
  • craved
  • desired
  • died over
  • grudged
  • had hard feelings
  • hankered
  • hungered
  • longed
  • lusted
  • objected to
  • resented
  • thirsted
  • turned green
  • wanted
  • was envious
  • yearned
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