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Word: grudging

Definition: unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)


Sentences Containing 'grudging'

'I suppose not,' returned my aunt, rather grudging the admission; 'but it's very aggravating.
A fast-medium swing bowler whose grudging accuracy mirrored his famously negative batting he could be very dangerous in the right conditions, taking 7/34 in 1953-54 and 7/44 in 1957 against the West Indies, but was mostly used for containment and failed on the tour.
But, as they moved through their new situation, a grudging respect came into being.
Davis previously had worked with Irving Rapper on films where he served as a dialogue director, but his gratitude for her support turned into a grudging realization that Davis could control the film.
How I was, in a grudging way I have no words for, envious of her grief.
I don't mind acknowledging to you that I've got rather a grudging disposition, and want to keep off all intruders.
It isn't until Nog stands up to Martok and directly challenges him that Martok begins to display a grudging respect for the young Ferengi (episodes "Soldiers of the Empire", "").
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