reluctate

[ ri-luhk-teyt ]
/ rɪˈlʌk teɪt /

verb (used without object), re·luc·tat·ed, re·luc·tat·ing. Obsolete.

to show reluctance.

Origin of reluctate

1635–45; < Latin reluctātus, past participle of reluctārī. See reluct, -ate1
Related formsre·luc·ta·tion, noun
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