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Correct spelling: grudgingly

What is the definition of grudgingly?

  1. with reluctance

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What are the usage examples for grudgingly?

  1. The latter, finding herself deserted in her hour of need by a powerful ally- for three whole children had given Clarissa a deep insight into social ethics, and a weighty authority- surrendered grudgingly – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. This lady, who had rather reluctantly joined the party- for she was a martyr to ailments- was somewhat grudgingly admitted by Sally to be a comfortable sort of old thing enough, if only she didn't " goozle" over you so. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  3. Friends in high places had regarded him coldly, and he had been too proud to ask for favours, or to profit by those that were grudgingly offered him. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
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