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resent
used in The Poisonwood Bible

5 uses
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Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • I'm sure Father resented his own daughter being such a distraction.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (33% in)
  • She pampered my ungrateful children, and resented us utterly.
    Book 2 — Revelation (8% in)
  • Nathan resented my attractiveness, as if slender hips and large blue eyes were things I'd selected intentionally to draw attention to myself.
    Book 3 — Judges (9% in)
  • We were tangled in such knots of resentment we hardly understood them.
    Book 3 — Judges (31% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" flagged with this meaning in The Poisonwood Bible.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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  • Ruth May just had a little tiny cup, which I knew she would resent because it made her seem more of a baby.
    Book 1 — Genesis (25% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" in The Poisonwood Bible.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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