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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloathloath, loth /ləʊθ $ loʊθ/ adjective   be loath to do something
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loathShe was absolutely loath to do it and shuddered to imagine how he would react when he found out.On the other hand, if I were just too fascinating the gallant gentlemen might be loath to drown me.She is loath to encourage folks to sit tight.It was my home for many months, so much so that when at last I was discharged, I was loath to leave.Yet he is loath to part with skilled people who could prove difficult to replace come the upturn.Even the Church will today readily admit this, while remaining loath to relinquish many of the benefits obtained by the deception.People at that time were loath to take any action.
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