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Example sentences for reluctantly
He describes reluctantly attending a football game with his father.
Science forms conclusions reluctantly and with caveats.
They are only reluctantly responsive, and you often find yourself repeating an unheeded command.
These are choices governments make reluctantly and businesses make routinely.
While his sense of humor is an acquired taste, he has been known to cause folks to reluctantly chuckle on occasion.
Secure communication is an individual right not a reluctantly granted boon.
The judge dropped the citation after the prosecutor reluctantly apologized.
Reluctantly, a crocodile is coaxed into the drained lakebed.
She reluctantly complied, but got her own back in other ways, mainly by having blatant affairs.
When the capital was taken, the court fled and the emperor reluctantly ordered that she be strangled.
The authors and the journals set to publish the work reluctantly agreed.
The story begins-begins almost reluctantly-with a strange confusion of voices.
He was trotted out on all the talk shows and asked to express his views in crisp sound bites, which he did somewhat reluctantly.
Once there, the convent director reluctantly reveals a shocking piece of history.
Increasingly, if reluctantly, there seems to be a growing awareness that nothing in existence stands alone.
Grandma reluctantly agreed, but once they got rolling, she couldn't stop smiling.
While the hostess bends forward expectantly to offer her guest a teacake, the visitor seems to accept only reluctantly.
He enters the crate reluctantly but doesn't whine or bark once in.
He went into politics reluctantly, at first unwilling to abandon his career as a small-town lawyer.
Ike, suspicious of the wily dictator, reluctantly agreed.
Most arrivistes reluctantly put up with this arrangement.
What was so satisfying about it all was how the editors and reviewers reluctantly got sucked into my world.
In each instance, it acted reluctantly, adhering to legal constraints only because it felt that it had no choice.
He hemmed and hawed and then, reluctantly, consented.
EU nations reluctantly to streamline legal practices.
And it's always good to have a cynical cop around, reluctantly helping while being cranky about it.
The little personal finance guru who lives in my head reluctantly vetoed the expenditure.
When they finished the instructor reluctantly let me take the test also.
When his father simply questioned the need for surgery, they reluctantly agreed to wait and make further tests.
Better still, she reluctantly begins to bond with her uncle.
But some have arrived, however reluctantly, at a point of acceptance.
He did so reluctantly, urging governments to take over the burden.
He reluctantly stepped in as president of the fledgling firm because no one else would take on the job.
When she resists, he reluctantly spills out those three little words.
And, however reluctantly, sometimes family members end up on opposite sides in a courtroom.
They would actively campaign for rejection but let the referendum go through and, however reluctantly, acquiesce in its results.
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