BACK TO grudgingly
grudgingly vs. begrudgingly
[ gruhj-ing-lee ]
- reluctantly or unwillingly; not generously or with a good will: He tried to evade the work and the responsibility until the very last moment and then grudgingly, finally, exasperatingly did his job.
[ bih-gruhj-ing-lee ]
- with or despite feelings of resentment or envy: With virtually no advertising, he is swamped with work—a fact I begrudgingly admit because he's too busy to take me anywhere!
- reluctantly; unwillingly: I've eaten calf liver begrudgingly, but ultimately I don't like sitting down to a big slab of organ meat.