grudgingly grudgingly  /ˈɡrə dʒɪŋ li/


  • (adv) in a grudging manner


  1. Stanley grudgingly went along yet again, enrolling in the University of Hawaii as a freshman.
  2. Oh, yes, and while most Americans exercise grudgingly, if at all, Bliss never misses a day, walking 10 to 20 miles a week and teaching an aerobics class at a local church.
  3. When he arrived last November, he spent months grudgingly guarding a gate to Baghdad International Airport and yearning to be on the convoys heading into the red zone.


  • NYU tells Chinese dissident that he has two weeks to move out

    NYU brass grudgingly gave blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng an extra two weeks to move off campus — but warned he’ll have to find a hotel if he misses the deadline, The Post has learned. The school this week told Chen — who came to New York last year after making...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. "What is required of us now is a new era of responsibility - a recognition, on the part of every American, that we have duties to ourselves, our nation and the world, duties that we do not grudgingly accept but rather seize gladly, firm in the...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Fall River Herald News

  2. Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said: "It seems the government still refuses to separate the innocent and the guilty and maintains a blanket approach to DNA retention." "This grudgingly modified policy creates a repeat collision...
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Shami Chakrabarti Source: News24

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