loath

All Adjective Noun
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  • We shall keep you as long as possible and be loath to part with you. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol II, After-Dinner Speeches E-O, by Various
  • Always loath to make up her mind until forced to, she decided to wait until night. Cited from Peg O' My Heart, by J. Hartley Manners
  • I must leave the scene, though I am loath to do so. Cited from Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, by Charles Major
  • He caught her hand and led her out, she looking back over her shoulder like a loath child. Cited from Snow-Blind, by Katharine Newlin Burt
  • He looked up at her, though loath to meet her eyes. Cited from Life at High Tide, by Various
  • No one would be so loath to part with his services as the Indians themselves. Cited from The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, by De Witt C. Peters
  • They will begin to stand without at the gate, as being loath to go any further. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • These people were loath to bear them in opposition to our rights. Cited from Picturesque Quebec, by James MacPherson Le Moine
  • Until he had determined the truth in this matter, he was loath to part with them. Cited from Triple Spies, by Roy J. Snell
  • I thought then what here I should be loath to speak. Cited from Life of Bunyan, by James Hamilton
  • It was true, he was sure, that she was loath to let the day go. Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • Are all the tears for that handsome young man who appeared so loath to leave you? Cited from His Heart's Queen, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • O how loath is he it should be taken from him. Cited from Miscellaneous Pieces, by John Bunyan [Bunyan #6
  • He had, of course, to fight in the war, loath though he no doubt was. Cited from Potterism, A Tragi-Farcical Tract, by Rose Macaulay
  • But the captain is still looking off to us, as if loath to desert us. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • My father was loath always to call upon his sister. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
  • She was loath to take up her residence with a group which would have too much community of interest. Cited from The Precipice, by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • She was very loath not to talk about herself at first. Cited from The Palace of Darkened Windows, by Mary Hastings Bradley
  • When the family bade him good night he turned his face towards them, looking very loath to part. Cited from Biographical Stories, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Why am I not loath To look that, even that in the face too? Cited from Browning's Shorter Poems, by Robert Browning
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