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Definition of Grudge

Grudge

  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.
  2. To hold or harbor with malicioua disposition or purpose; to cherish enviously.
  3. To be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant.
  4. To feel compunction or grief.
  5. Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel.
  6. Slight symptom of disease.

Grudge Quotations

I've had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you're carrying a grudge, they're out dancing.
Buddy Hackett

Whenever he saw a dollar in another man's hands he took it as a personal grudge, if he couldn't take it any other way.
O. Henry

I never forget. I never forgive. I can wait. I find it very easy to harbor a grudge. I have scores to settle.
Tom Wolfe

I never hold a grudge.
Billy Graham

In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
Bob Dylan
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Grudge Translations

grudge in French is rancune
grudge in German is Groll, beneiden
grudge in Italian is invidiare
grudge in Norwegian is uvilje, nag, misunne
grudge in Spanish is rencor
grudge in Swedish is missunna, agg, agg, missunna