Grudge

Grudge

, n. 1. Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel.
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Esau had conceived a mortal grudge and enmity against his brother Jacob.
South.
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The feeling may not be envy; it may not be imbittered by a grudge.
I. Taylor.
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2. Slight symptom of disease. [Obs.]
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Our shaken monarchy, that now lies . . . struggling against the grudges of more dreaded calamities.
Milton.

Syn. -- Pique; aversion; dislike; ill will; hatred; spite. See Pique.
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