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Grammar detail: くせに

くせに  despite; although; even though
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verb plain form
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くせに
means
in spite of ~; despite ~; although ~
Typically くせに expresses annoyance, criticism or anger. When there is no emotional implication, にも or more formally にもかかわらず would be used.
くせに cannot generally be used to describe oneself.
かれ
ふと
っている
くせ
こえ
ほそ

His voice is thin even though he is fat.
たか
くせに
はや
はし
れない

Despite being tall, he cannot run fast.
Other patterns include:
い adjective
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くせに
な adjective
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くせに
noun
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くせに
くせに can be written with kanji as 癖に, although this is less common.
Note that in casual speech, くせに can serve to end the sentence without an additional verb:
ずっとその
はなし
けてきた
くせ
You never wanted to talk about it.
じぶん
自分
でもわかってるくせ
You should know it.
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Kanji used in this grammar

ヘキ   くせ personal habit   
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ヒ   かれ he   
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タ   タイ   ふと fat   ふと to get fat, to put on weight   
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セイ   ショウ   こえ voice   こわ- voice   
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サイ   ほそ thin   ほそ to get thin, taper off   こま    こまかい detailed, fine   
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ハイ   せ the back   せい height   そむ to disobey   そむける to turn one's face away   
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コウ   expensive; high   たか    たか expensive, tall, high   たかまる to be elevated   たかめる to promote, heighten   
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ソウ   サッ   early; fast   はや early   はやまる be hasty   はやめる to expedite, to hasten   
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ソウ   はし run   
ワ   はな to talk   はなし talking   
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ヒ   さける to avoid   
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ジ   シ   みずか self   
ブン   ブ   フン   わける to divide, to distinguish   わかる to understand   わかれる to be divided   わかつ to share, distribute   
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