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Then I took a long look at the car itself—a silver 2003 Mazda MPV minivan named Silverfish that I’d half-grudgingly, half-gratefully inherited—and winced.
Domestically, a grudging tolerance for opposition and protest has been all but abandoned, while internationally, the Kremlin is taking particularly sharp aim at the United States ahead of the change of administration next month.In Russia, tough new laws and stepped-up defiance abroad mark Putin’s shift toward unfettered control|Robyn Dixon|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Too often, gratitude for workers and soldiers comes grudgingly, if at all.Veterans Day is a time to consider how to reward front-line covid-19 workers|James Grossman, Laura McEnaney|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Many advertisers cut their media planning cycles in half, forcing publisher and brand alike to work on smaller, quicker campaigns across the year, as brands grudgingly relied on a short-term approach.Brands are demanding more flexibility in their digital upfront negotiations with publishers|Max Willens|October 14, 2020|Digiday
Some suggested that the digital garden was a backlash to the internet we’ve become grudgingly accustomed to, where things go viral, change is looked down upon, and sites are one-dimensional.Digital gardens let you cultivate your own little bit of the internet|Tanya Basu|September 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Asian slapstick humor does not translate well, and most of the captive audience agreed, although they grudgingly watched it.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They saw that labor had its place, and however grudgingly, they respected it and decided to live with it.Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying|Michael Tomasky|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After protesting that there was no procedure for this, the girl grudgingly gave back the whole fourteen dollars.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What if he had tried to come back, only to play a couple middling seasons and then grudgingly retire or, worse, become a backup?The Injuries That Made Peyton Manning and Tom Brady|Ben Teitelbaum|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) felt that he had to grudgingly support the deal.
His abilities the most intolerant Tories were forced grudgingly to acknowledge.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
"He lemme go at the head of the valley and give me this hoss to git here," the boy grudgingly explained.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
Then, grudgingly, it rumbled over the puncheon floor until Cooper set the four chocks back under the wheels.Shaman|Robert Shea
A crusty, suspicious old fellow let us grudgingly in, locked the door, and made the same protests.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
The hour before tea (not afternoon tea, but the solid evening meal) was grudgingly conceded to us.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge