begrudge

Part of speech: verb

To envy; grudge.

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Usage examples "begrudge":

  1. Later the duchess saw her son whirling madly in the dance with a girl dressed in many colours, who, though beautiful, was undoubtedly only the daughter of a swineherd, for she was barefoot, and kiss her red lips- which indeed no Greylock ought to have done, yet his mother did not begrudge him the amusement. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. But one should not begrudge them occasional geese and turkeys, or even break one's heart if they like a lamb in season. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Would you- begrudge her to me?" - "Kincaid's Battery", George W. Cable.