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hard feeling

(often pl; often used with a negative) resentment; ill will: no hard feelings?
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  • And to prove that I bear no hard feeling, I will ask you some questions.

  • It was a remarkable thing how friendly and kind we got, hoping there was no hard feeling.

    The Belted Seas Arthur Colton
  • The memory of her took all the hard feeling out of his heart.

    Dick Hamilton's Fortune Howard R. Garis
  • There was a hard feeling in her throat, a burning at the back of her eyes.

    The Hillman E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • It made a mean wreck—and, worse, it made a lot of hard feeling at the Wickiup.

    Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman
  • Coming like you have has wiped out all hard feeling between me and your brothers.

    The Hills of Refuge Will N. Harben
  • Now, I don't mean that Nick's crowd has any hard feeling about you, Mr. Donnegan.

    Gunman's Reckoning Max Brand
  • "There need be no hard feeling between us, Hayes," he said pleasantly.

    Beth Norvell

    Randall Parrish
  • Just as soon as the game is over there is not one bit of hard feeling between victor and vanquished.

    Camping Alexandra G. Lockwine
  • I can't get along without you two; so I give you up without any hard feeling, and I mean to be as jolly as I can about it.


    Susan Coolidge

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