reluct

verb
re·​luct | \ ri-ˈləkt How to pronounce reluct (audio) \
relucted; relucting; relucts

Definition of reluct

First Known Use of reluct

1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reluct

Latin reluctari

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“Reluct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reluct. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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