What is the opposite of forgiving?

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Adjective
Opposite of inclined to forgive
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Adjective
Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
“You will abide by my strict rules to maintain absolute cleanliness and hygiene in my household!”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by patience and indulgence
Adjective
Opposite of gentle and not easily provoked
Adjective
Opposite of open-minded
Adjective
Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to forgive (someone) for a fault or offense
“I resent my father for my abusive childhood and the ramifications it has on my ability to sustain any meaningful relationship.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for used as a request to tolerate one's foibles, ignorance, or impoliteness
“Dress yourself, and be gone before I punish you for your insolence.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to deliberately ignore (something that is generally frowned on)
“Self-knowledge takes a kind of inner work that only we ourselves can undertake and in fact, it is a personal responsibility that we should regard with importance.”
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