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resent

verb [T]  us   /rɪˈzent/
to dislike or be angry at something or someone because you have been hurt or not treated fairly: She resented being treated like a child.
resentful
adjective  us   /rɪˈzent·fəl/
Marshall was resentful that he had made almost nothing from his discovery.
resentment
noun [U]  us   /rɪˈzent·mənt/
There is some community resentment toward the school’s new policy.
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