grudge match

Definition of grudge match

  1. :  a contest or fight between players, teams, etc., who dislike each other The race had turned into a grudge match between the two teams.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to be unwilling to give or admit :  give or allow reluctantly or resentfully

  1. :  a feeling of deep-seated resentment or ill will

  1. :  a person or thing equal or similar to another

    :  one able to cope with another

    :  an exact counterpart

  1. :  to encounter successfully as an antagonist

    :  to set in competition or opposition

    :  to provide with a worthy competitor

  1. :  a chemically prepared wick or cord formerly used in firing firearms or powder

    :  a short slender piece of flammable material (such as wood) tipped with a combustible mixture that bursts into flame when slightly heated through friction (as by being scratched against a rough surface)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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