reluctantly
adverb see reluctant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Reluctantly — Re*luc tant*ly, adv. In a reluctant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reluctantly — index unwillingly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reluctantly — adv. Reluctantly is used with these verbs: ↑accept, ↑acknowledge, ↑admit, ↑agree, ↑comply, ↑concede, ↑consent, ↑decide, ↑embark, ↑follow, ↑hand, ↑nod, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • reluctantly — reluctant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwilling and hesitant. DERIVATIVES reluctantly adverb. ORIGIN originally in the sense «offering opposition»: from Latin reluctari struggle against …   English terms dictionary

  • reluctantly — See reluctant. * * * …   Universalium

  • reluctantly — adverb In a reluctant or hesitant manner …   Wiktionary

  • reluctantly — Synonyms and related words: cautiously, circumspectly, crawlingly, creepingly, deliberately, dilatorily, easily, falteringly, gently, grudgingly, haltingly, idly, in low gear, in march time, in slow motion, in slow tempo, indolently, languidly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reluctantly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. under protest, unwillingly, unenthusiastically, grudgingly, squeamishly, involuntarily, slowly, hesitantly, with a heavy heart …   English dictionary for students

  • reluctantly — rɪ lÊŒktÉ™ntlɪ adv. hesitantly, unwillingly, aversely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reluctantly — re·luc·tant·ly …   English syllables

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