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 Meanings and Examples of GRUDGE
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 v.  be unwilling or reluctant to give or admit; be envious; show discontent
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  The wise and attentive precautions adopted for his safety touched Richard's feelings, and removed any slight grudge which he might retain on account of the deception the Outlaw Captain had practised upon him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
2  He had a grudge and a grievance: that was obvious to any true-born English gentleman, who would scorn to let such a thing appear blatant in his own demeanour.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
3  Yet one could see a grudge against the Chatterleys peep out in her; the grudge against the masters.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
4  And when she thought of him, the old, old grudge against the world rose up, but especially against the masters, that they had killed him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
5  And, deep down, there was a profound grudge.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
6  You may possibly remember that you chaffed me a little, some hours ago, when the sun seemed on your side of the hedge, so you must not grudge me a little pomp and ceremony now.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
7  After that, Melanie noticed there was more food on the table when guests were present, even though Scarlett might grudge them every mouthful.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
8  But I do grudge him your heart and your dear, hard, unscrupulous, stubborn mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIV
9  I'd never grudge a dollar that was spent on that.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
10  Most men were game, and went without a grudge.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
11  The sounds of the battle were over, and they had fed fat their ancient grudge, and had avenged their recent quarrel with the Mengwe, by the destruction of a whole community.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33
12  I'll take a leaf out of her book, and try not only to seem glad, but to be so, and not grudge her one minute of happiness.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER THIRTY
13  I do not think that you will escape the eye of Neptune, who still nurses his bitter grudge against you for having blinded his son.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XI
14  There is room enough in this doorway for the pair of us, and you need not grudge me things that are not yours to give.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVIII
15  I have wandered here many days; the caves of ice, which I only do not fear, are a dwelling to me, and the only one which man does not grudge.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
Example Sentence:
1  England beat New Zealand in a grudge match.
2  He might have been murdered by a former client or someone harbouring a grudge.
3  I always feel she has a grudge against me.
4  I think he's harbouring some sort of grudge against me.
5  The students have to stop protesting and grudge the higher tuition money.
6  The essence of meek is to be patient with ignorance, slow to anger and never hold a grudge.
7  We received only grudging support from the mayor despite his earlier promises of aid.
8  Bill grudged Dick his prize even though he had won a better prize himself.
9  Don't hold grudges against people who have hurt you; you should forgive and forget.
10  He grudges every penny he has to spend.
11  The visible manifestation of how real a century-old conflict was in places where time passed slowly, grudges died hard, and handed-down memories hung on and on.