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verb as in wish that someone did not have

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To everyone but right-wingers, that was the vibe Sunday night—a victory lap, and a victory lap that no one begrudged them.

Updike: For many years I had begrudged Harvard the place it had in my life.

I gave him tasks, and if he got through well I begrudged him the time and made him work more.

He begrudged every moment that must elapse before he had Bobby to himself, and told her of his great decision.

He remained staring miserably across at the hills, whose still beauty he begrudged.

The Pride was surrounded by a strong wire fence as suited the begrudged status of her planetary origin.

No one surely would have begrudged so faithful a worker such a short period of recreation.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to begrudged, such as: envy, stint, pinch, covet, grudge, and resent.

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