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English verb: resent

1. resent (emotion) feel bitter or indignant about


SamplesShe resents being paid less than her co-workers.


ExamplesSam cannot resent Sue , Sam and Sue resent the movie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)dislike


Narrower (hyponym)grudge, stew

2. resent (emotion) wish ill or allow unwillingly


Synonymsbegrudge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Antonymswish well, wish









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