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loath
used in Henry IV, Part 2

3 uses
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Definition
reluctant or unwilling to do something
  • Pray thee, Sir John, let it be but twenty nobles: i' faith, I am loath to pawn my plate, so God save me, la!
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — London. A street (81% in)
  • Well, I am loath to gall a new-healed wound: your day's service at Shrewsbury hath a little gilded over your night's exploit on Gad's-hill: you may thank the unquiet time for your quiet o'er-posting that action.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — London. A street (59% in)
  • The people fear me; for they do observe Unfather'd heirs and loathly births of nature: The seasons change their manners, as the year Had found some months asleep, and leap'd them over.
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — Westminster. The Jerusalem Chamber (92% in)

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