"grudging" in the verb sense
1. stew, grudge
bear a grudge harbor ill feelings
accept or admit unwillingly
"grudging" in the adjective sense
of especially an attitude
"gave grudging consent"
"grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory"
2. grudging, niggardly, scrimy
petty or reluctant in giving or spending
"a niggardly tip"
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