grudge / grəj/ • n. a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury: she held a grudge against her former boss. • v. [tr.] be resentfully unwilling to give, grant, or allow (something): he grudged the work and time that the meeting involved. ∎ feel resentful that (someone) has achieved (something): I don't grudge him his moment of triumph. PHRASES: bear (or owe) someone a grudge maintain a feeling of ill will or resentment toward someone.DERIVATIVES: grudg·er n.
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