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resent
used in The God of Small Things

9 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
  • But see, comrade, any benefits that you give him, naturally others are resenting it.
    Chapter 14 (57% in)
  • It wasn't clear where he'd got this information from, or how he knew these things, but for years the twins harbored a faint resentment against their parents for having diddled them out of a lifetime of free bus rides.
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • Past the resentful older houses tinged green with envy, cowering in their private driveways among their private rubber trees.
    Chapter 1 (36% in)
  • Baby Kochamma resented Ammu, because she saw her quarreling with a fate that she, Baby Kochamma herself, felt she had graciously accepted.
    Chapter 2 (21% in)
  • He had always been a jealous man, so he greatly resented the attention his wife was suddenly getting.
    Chapter 2 (25% in)
  • It caused a great deal of resentment among the other Touchable factory workers because, according to them, Paravans were not meant to be carpenters.
    Chapter 2 (82% in)
  • He knew that all the other Touchable workers in the factory resented Velutha for ancient reasons of their own.
    Chapter 4 (94% in)
  • When Sophie Mol walked into the Arrivals Lounge, Rahel, overcome by excitement and resentment, pinched Estha hard.
    Chapter 6 (31% in)
  • It wasn't just her working-class background Mammachi resented.
    Chapter 8 (15% in)

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