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ri zent muhnt

  • n  a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

  • For this, the level of resentment and ire directed at Goldman from Congress, from competitors, from the media, from the public has never been higher.
  • Pervasive upward mobility may help explain why India is reasonably free of social resentment.
  • Most movie characters have a need to get somewhere else, but Winslet women usually proceed from an enveloping restlessness, a resentment of the status quo.
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  • Barack Obama in The Australian
    What happened on Bloody Sunday strengthened the Provisional IRA, increased (Irish) nationalist resentment and hostility towards the army, and exacerbated the violent conflict of the years that followed. Bloody Sunday was a tragedy for the bereaved... Mark Saville, Baron Saville of Newdigate,_Baron_Saville_of_Newdigate&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHlq2vv-W6Ai_611xAFDVV1XU8sqA The Associated Press Jun 15, 2010 83011 110599 resentment We can't continue the drift, with the increased fear and resentment on both sides, the sense of hopelessness around the situation that we've seen for many years now," Mr Obama said. "We need to get this thing back on track."
  • Bronislaw Komorowski in Sydney Morning Herald
    You have the choice between a politician who harbours resentment and grudges, and the future, with an optimistic vision of Poland,said Komorowski, 58, at a rally.

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