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Sirleaf’s reticence aside, the UP presidential campaign this year was also strengthened by an unexpected level of consensus.
There is a whoop of celebration, but also a reticence.
Given the Mariners farm system, which is lacking in prospect depth, and teams’ reticence to trade away established starting pitchers because of a limited supply in baseball, going through free agency might be the logical option.
Artists might approach Expo with a bit more reticence.
But Hoover’s reticence kept him from comforting the stricken even as false signs of recovery yielded to deeper collapse.
Although answering any of these questions would plausibly require Sessions to talk about things Mueller has been appointed to investigate, there could also be limits to Sessions’ reticence.
But if the party’s overall reticence on Monday morning is any indication, the Republican response is: No, thanks.
The newfound reticence is simple: 52% of Scots oppose holding an independence referendum within the next five years, according to polls by YouGov.
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First Known Use of reticence
Synonymsdisinclination, hesitance, hesitancy, reluctance, unwillingness
Related Wordsfaltering, fence-sitting, hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, staggering, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling); distrust, distrustfulness, doubt, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrust, mistrustfulness, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty
Near Antonymsassurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety
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