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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To envy or resent someone's good fortune.
2. To be reluctant to give.
From Middle English grudgen (to grumble, complain), from Old French grouchier. Earliest documented use: around 1390.
"We do not begrudge Bill Gates or Warren Buffett their billions."
Dani Rodrik; Free-Trade Blinders; BusinessDay (Lagos, Nigeria); Mar 12, 2012.
"We'd always been an exclusive pair, she never begrudging me with her secrets."
Leif Enger; Peace Like A River; Grove/Atlantic; 2001.
See more usage examples of begrudge in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. -Confucius, philosopher and teacher (c. 551-478 BCE)
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