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grudging

adjective uk   /ˈɡrʌdʒ.ɪŋ/ us  
A grudging action or feeling is one that you do or have unwillingly: She won the grudging respect of her boss.
grudgingly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She grudgingly (= unwillingly) admitted that she had been wrong to criticize him.
Translations of “grudging”
in Korean 마지못해 하는…
in Arabic حَسود…
in Portuguese relutante, de má vontade…
in Catalan donat a contracor…
in Japanese いやいやながらの…
in Italian dato controvoglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強的, 不情願的…
in Russian сдержанный, неохотный…
in Turkish isteksiz, gönülsüz, kerhen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强的, 不情愿的…
in Polish wymuszony, niechętny…
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