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OTHER WORDS FROM reluctant
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH reluctantreluctant , reticent.
Example sentences from the Web for reluctant
In contrast to so many of those who were drafted, the players did not enter the Vietnam War reluctantly.
She reluctantly agreed to make her grams happy, and participated in the Miss Universe Canada pageant, placing in the top 15.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has reluctantly reconnected with a brother we didn't even know he had in Season 1.Michael Sheen’s Masterful Study of Sex and Insecurity|Caryn James|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yatsenyuk has announced that his party will now go into the elections, reluctantly, on a list separate from Poroshenko's.Ukraine’s President Wowed Congress, But His Party Has a Dark Side|Anna Nemtsova|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is convinced that, in the end, economic reasoning will force Scots to reluctantly reject independence.Anarchy for the U.K.? British Leaders Panicking Over Scottish Vote for Independence|Nico Hines|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was most indignant that we had been allowed to come this far and reluctantly admitted that our pass was good.A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium|Hugh Gibson
The answer of modern science is reluctantly obtained, but it is a negative.Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation|George McCready Price
I reluctantly surrendered my long scroll with its formidable list of signatures.Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year|E.C. Hartwell
Of course, it took time for all this to be suspected and reluctantly admitted.
"A hundred dollars a month," answered the bookkeeper, reluctantly.Driven From Home|Horatio Alger