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begrudge

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈɡrʌdʒ/ us  
to feel unhappy because someone has something that you think they do not deserve: [+ two objects] I don't begrudge him his freedom.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm to feel unhappy about spending money on something or spending time doing something: They begrudged every day they had to stay with their father. [+ -ing verb] She begrudged paying so much for an ice cream cone.
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