Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: grudge
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'ʌdʒ]
Pronunciations of grudge
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: grudge, score, grievance
    Meaning: a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"
Usage examples
  • "Well, I don't grudge yours what he gets by me," said Ruby.
  • I did not think, after all you have given me, that you would grudge me a flower."
  • I delight in his nonsense myself; why is it therefore that I grudge these happy folk their artless satisfaction?
  • He held a grudge against the "Kid" for the killing of his friend, Jimmie Carlyle, otherwise there was no enmity between them.
  • He conceived a special grudge against Georgia, whom he had caught slyly laughing when she first observed the change in his appearance.
  • "Last year the girls belonging to the present senior and junior classes met on this very spot and amicably disposed of a two-year-old class grudge.
  • Secondly, we owe the Veneerings a grudge, and we owe all other people the grudge of wishing them to be taken in, as we ourselves have been taken in.
  • But now that she had failed she bore her mistress a grudge for not being won over, or at the best was become indifferent to the business, so that she might very readily blab.
  • I feel sure that under the circumstances the absent members of both classes would agree with us if they were present. Digging up a rusty old hatchet is nothing, but digging up a rusty old grudge is quite another matter.
  • She never lost a moment of time, and seemed almost to grudge the necessary leisure for relaxation and play-hours, which might be partly accounted for by the awkwardness in all games occasioned by her shortness of sight.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Terry Fox, License CC BY-SA 4.0