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

 grudg·ing /ˈgrʌʤɪŋ/

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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of especially an attitude; "gave grudging consent";
             "grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory"
      2: reluctant to give or share; "grudging in her praise"
      3: petty in giving or spending; "a niggardly tip" [syn: niggardly,