grudging 1 of 2

as in careful
said, done, or given in an unwilling or doubtful way Her theories have begun to win grudging acceptance in the scientific community. He has earned the grudging admiration/respect of his rivals.

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present participle of grudge


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“Grudging.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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