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It would be good for the girls to see, too, that you can respect their decision fully and still not carry their grudges into the adult friendships.

An eagerness to promote short-term grievances into long-term grudges is detrimental to family harmony.

Ah, the holiday spirit — and its many ways to bear a grudge.

His stories did what many big-city columnists’ stories have done over the decades, grinding axes and nursing grudges.

I’m not going to sit here and carry a grudge just because people expect me to carry it.

We Micks only hold a grudge about such things for 300 years or so.

One nabob even seems to have commandeered the challenge to reignite an old grudge.

Of course, this theory makes sense as the answer to a question like, “Why is Solange holding a grudge against Jay Z?”

But I meant it less as you holding a grudge and more as… Of course I had to register the protest.

Consider what The Ring, The Grudge, Dark Water, Pulse, and a slew of other horror remakes have to add.

This would be an awful blow to us out here, would be a sign that Providence had some grudge against the Dardanelles.

It was miserable economy indeed to grudge a reward of a few thousands to one who had made the State richer by millions.

I grudge no trouble in the duty that Providence has forced upon me of superintending the lives of any of my girls.

In any case, after the first hours of bitterness, Tchaikovsky bore no grudge against the faithless lady.

Now he had a new grudge against Louis de Valmont; to the sins of the master had been added those of the men.


On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grudge, such as: animosity, animus, antipathy, bad blood, bitterness, and enmity.

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