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synonyms for grudging

  • acquisitive
  • avaricious
  • avid
  • close-fisted
  • eager
  • ensurient
  • envious
  • gluttonous
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • green-eyed
  • hogging
  • itchy
  • jealous
  • keen
  • mercenary
  • piggish
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
  • ravenous
  • selfish
  • swinish
  • voracious
  • yearning
See also synonyms for: grudgingly
  • discontented
  • annoyed
  • begrudging
  • bothered
  • complaining
  • disaffected
  • disappointed
  • disgruntled
  • displeased
  • fretting
  • frustrated
  • griping
  • grumbling
  • irked
  • jaundiced
  • kvetching
  • offended
  • sniveling
  • unhappy
  • vexed
  • crabby
  • critical
  • ennuied
  • envious
  • faultfinding
  • fed-up
  • fretful
  • grumpy
  • insatiable
  • jealous
  • malcontent
  • malcontented
  • not happy
  • not satisfied
  • picky
  • plaintive
  • put out
  • querulous
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • unappeased
  • unassuaged
  • unfulfilled
  • ungratified
  • unsated
  • unsatisfied

antonyms for grudging

MOST RELEVANT
  • benevolent
  • generous
  • giving
  • contented
  • happy
  • pleased
  • satisfied
  • fulfilled
  • gratified
  • comfortable
  • content
  • kind
  • pleased
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          How to use grudging in a sentence

          It’s his commitment to her, the imperfect bride, and his circle of friends’ grudging choice to accept her, that makes this ending a happy one.
          NOTHING COMES BETWEEN ME AND MY PATAGONIA JACKETAHEARDNOVEMBER 23, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
          Grant called Lee’s actions “forced acquiescence” that was “grudging and pernicious.”
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          Even my husband tolerates it with grudging acceptance, because none of the feared e-bike behavior has come to pass.
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          The ancient grudging selfishness that would not feed other people's children should be cast out.
          THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
          I, with grudging meekness and a prayer for another five minutes devoted to the deglutition of another liqueur brandy, acquiesced.
          JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
          Every possible hand that could swing a pick or jam a crowbar against grudging ice would be needed up there.
          THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
          After offering enough opposition to make the favour seem great I give a grudging consent and the chores go through with a rush.
          THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
          Hearing his voice and not seeing him, you thought of a pure spring that gushes suddenly out of the dark and grudging earth.
          MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
          The fifteen unfortunates would have been left to the tender mercies of a precarious and grudging charity.
          PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
          Karl von Rosen always commanded admiration, although often of a grudging character, from women.
          THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
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          WORDS RELATED TO GRUDGING

          • acquisitive
          • avaricious
          • avid
          • close-fisted
          • eager
          • ensurient
          • envious
          • gluttonous
          • grabby
          • grasping
          • green-eyed
          • grudging
          • hogging
          • itchy
          • jealous
          • keen
          • mercenary
          • piggish
          • prehensile
          • rapacious
          • ravenous
          • selfish
          • swinish
          • voracious
          • yearning
          Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.