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grudging

[ gruhj-ing ]
/ ˈgrʌdʒ ɪŋ /
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adjective
displaying or reflecting reluctance or unwillingness: grudging acceptance of the victory of an opponent.
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Origin of grudging

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English; see grudge, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM grudging

grudg·ing·ly, adverb
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