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loath
used in The Two Towers

3 uses
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Definition
reluctant or unwilling to do something
  • Loth am I to begin a battle of one hundred against three.
    3.2 — Book 3 Chapter 2 — The Riders of Rohan (77% in)
  • Loth was he to render up the keys.
    3.6 — Book 3 Chapter 6 — The King of the Golden Hall (68% in)
  • A little way ahead and to his left he saw suddenly, issuing from a black hole of shadow under the cliff, the most loathly shape that he had ever beheld, horrible beyond the horror of an evil dream.
    4.9 — Book 4 Chapter 9 — Shelob's Lair (81% in)

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