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loath
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

4 uses
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Definition
reluctant or unwilling to do something
  • At awful distance long they silent stand, Loth to advance, and speak their hard command; Decent confusion!
    Book 1 (57% in)
  • Loth as thou art to punish lawless lust, Not all the gods are partial and unjust.
    Book 4 (9% in)
  • Hence, goddess! heedful of thy high commands, Loth I gave way, and warn'd our Argive bands: For Mars, the homicide, these eyes beheld, With slaughter red, and raging round the field."
    Book 5 (91% in)
  • Thus while he spoke, the Trojan pale with fears Approach'd, and sought his knees with suppliant tears Loth as he was to yield his youthful breath, And his soul shivering at the approach of death.
    Book 21 (13% in)

There are no more uses of "loath" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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