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Meaning of RELUCT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*luct"\ (r?-l?kt"), v. i. [L. reluctari, p. p.
reluctatus, to struggle; pref. re- re- + luctari to struggle,
fr. lucia a wresting.]
To strive or struggle against anything; to make resistance;
to draw back; to feel or show repugnance or reluctance.

      Apt to reluct at the excesses of it [passion].
                                               --Walton.

 

 

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