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grudgingly

See definition of grudgingly on Dictionary.com
  • as ininvoluntarily
  • as inreluctantly
  • as inunwillingly

synonyms for grudgingly

  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • hesitantly
  • perforce
  • unenthusiastically
  • unwillingly
  • warily
  • willy-nilly
  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • hesitantly
  • unwillingly
  • warily
  • involuntarily
  • unenthusiastically
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How to use grudgingly in a sentence

Then I took a long look at the car itself—a silver 2003 Mazda MPV minivan named Silverfish that I’d half-grudgingly, half-gratefully inherited—and winced.
THE HUMBLE MINIVAN IS DUE FOR A REBRANDHENRY COLTJULY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Domestically, a grudging tolerance for opposition and protest has been all but abandoned, while internationally, the Kremlin is taking particularly sharp aim at the United States ahead of the change of administration next month.
IN RUSSIA, TOUGH NEW LAWS AND STEPPED-UP DEFIANCE ABROAD MARK PUTIN’S SHIFT TOWARD UNFETTERED CONTROLROBYN DIXONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Too often, gratitude for workers and soldiers comes grudgingly, if at all.
VETERANS DAY IS A TIME TO CONSIDER HOW TO REWARD FRONT-LINE COVID-19 WORKERSJAMES GROSSMAN, LAURA MCENANEYNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Many advertisers cut their media planning cycles in half, forcing publisher and brand alike to work on smaller, quicker campaigns across the year, as brands grudgingly relied on a short-term approach.
BRANDS ARE DEMANDING MORE FLEXIBILITY IN THEIR DIGITAL UPFRONT NEGOTIATIONS WITH PUBLISHERSMAX WILLENSOCTOBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
Some suggested that the digital garden was a backlash to the internet we’ve become grudgingly accustomed to, where things go viral, change is looked down upon, and sites are one-dimensional.
DIGITAL GARDENS LET YOU CULTIVATE YOUR OWN LITTLE BIT OF THE INTERNETTANYA BASUSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
His abilities the most intolerant Tories were forced grudgingly to acknowledge.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
"He lemme go at the head of the valley and give me this hoss to git here," the boy grudgingly explained.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
Then, grudgingly, it rumbled over the puncheon floor until Cooper set the four chocks back under the wheels.
SHAMANROBERT SHEA
A crusty, suspicious old fellow let us grudgingly in, locked the door, and made the same protests.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
The hour before tea (not afternoon tea, but the solid evening meal) was grudgingly conceded to us.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUDGINGLY

  • carefully
  • cautiously
  • grudgingly
  • hesitantly
  • perforce
  • unenthusiastically
  • unwillingly
  • warily
  • willy-nilly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.