reluct(redirected from relucts)
Related to relucts: relict
intr.v. re·luct·ed, re·luct·ing, re·lucts Archaic
To show reluctance or repugnance.
[Latin reluctārī : re-, re- + luctārī, to struggle.]
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1. (often foll by against) to struggle or rebel
2. to object; show reluctance
[C16: from Latin reluctārī to resist, from re- + luctārī to struggle]
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to object; show reluctance.
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Past participle: relucted
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