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loath
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

2 uses
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Definition
reluctance or unwillingness to do something
  • He was loth to speak and his tale was unclear, but it is beyond all doubt that he went to Mordor, and there all that he knew was forced from him.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (48% in)
  • Loth was my father to give me leave, and long have I wandered by roads forgotten, seeking the house of Elrond, of which many had heard, but few knew where it lay.
    2.2 -- Book 2 Chapter 2 -- The Council of Elrond (24% in)

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