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Spell check of reluctant

Correct spelling: reluctant

Synonyms:
irreconcilable, backward, leery, affective, hesitating, antipathetic, averse, wary, contrary, unwilling, non-consenting, stubborn, basic, willing, involuntary, acutely, reticent, depth, resistant, loth, defiant, uncomplying, balky, uncertain, unhelpful, uneager, laggard, loath, casual, opposed, deep, demurring, unyielding, burning, squeamish, unconsenting, remiss, deep-seated, grudging, diffident, hesitant, unprepared, bitter, noncooperative, queasy, resisting, slack, dubious, indisposed, blind, cagey, recalcitrant, antipathetical, obstinate, chary, uncooperative, disinclined, slow, unenthusiastic.

Antonyms:
disposed, certain, determined, happy, enthusiastic, glad, willing, decided, unquestioning, sure, ready, eager, desirous, keen, resolute, favorable, inclined.

Examples of usage:

1) I have done this because, otherwise, people would not understand the facts of the Polar controversy or why I, reluctant, remained silent so long. - "My Attainment of the Pole", Frederick A. Cook.

2) He did not remember how long he sat there, but it was clear daylight when he noticed that the fire was burning out, and, somewhat to his annoyance, he felt curiously reluctant to get up again. - "The Greater Power", Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton.

3) We were therefore a little reluctant to defy matters and get married at once. - "I Walked in Arden", Jack Crawford.

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