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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 grudge /ˈgrʌʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grudge v. i.
 1. To be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant.
    Grudge not one against another.   --James v. 9.
    He eats his meat without grudging.   --Shak.
 2. To feel compunction or grief. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grudge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grudger p. pr. & vb. n. Grudging.]
 1. To look upon with desire to possess or to appropriate; to envy (one) the possession of; to begrudge; to covet; to give with reluctance; to desire to get back again; -- followed by the direct object only, or by both the direct and indirect objects.
    Tis not in thee To grudge my pleasures, to cut off my train.   --Shak.
    I have often heard the Presbyterians say, they did not grudge us our employments.   --Swift.
    They have grudged us contribution.   --Shak.
 2. To hold or harbor with malicious disposition or purpose; to cherish enviously. [Obs.]
 Perish they
 That grudge one thought against your majesty !   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grudge, n.
 1. Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel.
    Esau had conceived a mortal grudge and enmity against his brother Jacob.   --South.
    The feeling may not be envy; it may not be imbittered by a grudge.   --I. Taylor.
 2. Slight symptom of disease. [Obs.]
    Our shaken monarchy, that now lies . . . struggling against the grudges of more dreaded calamities.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Pique; aversion; dislike; ill will; hatred; spite. See Pique.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation; "holding
          a grudge"; "settling a score" [syn: score, grievance]
      v 1: bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings [syn: stew]
      2: accept or admit unwillingly