begrudgingly


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be·grudge

 (bĭ-grŭj′)
tr.v. be·grudged, be·grudg·ing, be·grudg·es
1. To envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something): She begrudged him his youth.
2. To give or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny spent.

be·grudg′er n.
be·grudg′ing·ly adv.
Translations

begrudgingly

[bɪˈgrʌdʒɪŋlɪ] ADVde mala gana, a regañadientes

begrudgingly

[bɪˈgrʌdʒɪŋli] adv (= grudgingly) → à contrecœur, de mauvaise grâce

begrudgingly

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References in classic literature ?
Begrudgingly he permitted a halt while they cooked and ate, and then on again through the wilderness of trees and vines and underbrush.
Hassen, however, begrudgingly made way for Ben Mustapha, whose save from Caleb Ekuban proved the difference as Tunisia prevailed to set up a meeting with surprise quarter-finalists Madagascar."I'm committed to having a positive attitude and cohesive spirit for the rest of my career with the Carthage Eagles," he promised.
At the Wolf's Table is a gripping account of a young German girl during World War II begrudgingly chosen to help ensure Adolf Hitler's survival.
The friendly neighborhood superhero's plan to leave his super-heroics behind for a few weeks, however, was quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent.
WASHINGTON -- Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators in private for almost seven hours Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016 presidential election.
Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Zardari said his party had begrudgingly accepted Nawaz Sharif's government and had also begrudgingly accepted the PTI government.
He did it at the beginning of the previous electoral cycle as well, just after begrudgingly' accepting the PML-N government.
Summary: New York [U.S.A.], Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday begrudgingly accused India of cancelling the meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries on flimsy ground.
I COMPLETELY agree with S T Vaughan's letter (Birmingham Mail, September 20) that pensioners have become an easy target, knowing full well that these people would begrudgingly accept the BBC's decision to scrap the free TV licence for over-75s.
I don't say that begrudgingly, it's good for the league to have a strong Waterford but it makes the challenge for us even greater."
PRAISE meted out by me to Aussie sportsmen is given begrudgingly and through gritted teeth.
It is more than a century since 700 men begrudgingly returned to the quarry - while over 2,000 quit for south Wales' coal mines - after a three-year strike over rights, pay and working conditions and split the community apart for decades to come.