begrudge /bɪˈɡrʌdʒ/

b

I. verb

1. [with two objs] envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something)

she begrudged Martin his affluence.
2. [with obj.] give reluctantly or resentfully

nobody begrudges a single penny spent on health
(as adj. begrudging)
begrudging admiration from a rival.
II. derivatives

1. begrudger
noun


(chiefly Irish)
2. begrudgingly
adverb


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