Reluctate
Reluctate Re*luc"tate (-t?t), v. i. [See {Reluct}.] To struggle against anything; to resist; to oppose. [Obs.] ``To delude their reluctating consciences.'' --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • reluctate — index oppugn, parry, resist (oppose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reluctate — reluctation, n. /ri luk tayt/, v.i., reluctated, reluctating. Obs. to show reluctance. [1635 45; < L reluctatus, ptp. of reluctari. See RELUCT, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • reluctate — re·luc·tate …   English syllables

  • reluctate — rə̇ˈləkˌtāt verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin reluctatus, past participle of reluctari intransitive verb : to show reluctance : reluct transitive verb : to struggle against …   Useful english dictionary

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  • oppugn — I verb aggress, assault, attack, be contrary, buck, call in question, challenge, clash, combat, conflict, confront, contend, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, countervail, counterwork, criticize adversely, cross, deal a blow, defy,… …   Law dictionary

  • parry — I verb avert, avoid, beat off, block, brush off, chase away, chase off, confute, counter, defendere, deflect, dodge, drive away, drive back, elude, escape, evade, fence, fend off, fight off, foil, force back, hedge, hold at bay, hold back, hold… …   Law dictionary

  • antagonize — Synonyms and related words: aggravate, alienate, battle, be antipathetic, be inimical, beat against, beat up against, breast the wave, buck, buffet, buffet the waves, clash, close with, collide, combat, compete with, conflict, conflict with,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arise — Synonyms and related words: accrue from, appear, approach, arise from, ascend, aspire, awake, bail out, be born, be contingent on, be due to, become, become manifest, become visible, begin, break cover, break forth, break out, bristle, bud from,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • battle — Synonyms and related words: Actium, Adrianople, Aegates Isles, Aegospotami, Agincourt, Antietam, Anzio, Arbela Gaugamela, Ardennes, Austerlitz, Ayacucho, Balaclava, Bannockburn, Bataan Corregidor, Bismarck Sea, Blenheim, Bosworth Field, Bouvines …   Moby Thesaurus

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