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re·luct (rĭ-lŭkt′) intr.v. re·luct·ed
To show reluctance or repugnance.
reluctārī : re-, re- + luctārī, to struggle.] reluct ( rɪˈlʌkt) vb
1. ( ) to struggle or rebel often foll by against 2. to object; show reluctance
[C16: from Latin
reluctārī to resist, from re- + luctārī to struggle] re•luct (rɪˈlʌkt) v.i.
to object; show reluctance.
reluct Past participle: relucted Gerund: relucting Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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