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synonyms for begrudged

  • envy
  • covet
  • grudge
  • pinch
  • resent
  • stint
  • be jealous
  • be reluctant
  • be stingy
  • eat one's heart out

antonyms for begrudged

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  • be generous
  • give
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How to use begrudged in a sentence

I gave him tasks, and if he got through well I begrudged him the time and made him work more.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He begrudged every moment that must elapse before he had Bobby to himself, and told her of his great decision.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
He remained staring miserably across at the hills, whose still beauty he begrudged.
SONS AND LOVERSDAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE
The Pride was surrounded by a strong wire fence as suited the begrudged status of her planetary origin.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
No one surely would have begrudged so faithful a worker such a short period of recreation.
GYPSY FLIGHTROY J. SNELL
Sometimes she begrudged the time that she had to spend in this way.
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
Evidently she begrudged the time she was wasting on his imbecilities.
THE MYSTERY OF THE HASTY ARROWANNA KATHARINE GREEN
My father begrudged us everything: the food we ate; the plain, almost homely, clothes we wore.
CYNTHIA WAKEHAM'S MONEYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Not that Joan begrudged her the slight happiness—she only wondered, and asked herself how it could be.
THAT LASS O' LOWRIE'SFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He begrudged no man moments when the cares of everyday life might be pushed into the background, however they might be obtained.
THE ONE-WAY TRAILRIDGWELL CULLUM
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