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loath
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

4 uses
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Definition
reluctant or unwilling to do something
  • He lashed the horses on and they flew forward nothing loth into the open country, leaving the high citadel of Pylos behind them.
    Book 3 (97% in)
  • (endnote 34) Pisistratus lashed the horses on and they flew forward nothing loth; presently they came to the corn lands of the open country, and in the course of time completed their journey, so well did their steeds take them.
    Book 3 (99% in)
  • She was nothing loth, so they went to the couch to take their rest, whereon they were caught in the toils which cunning Vulcan had spread for them, and could neither get up nor stir hand or foot, but found too late that they were in a trap.
    Book 8 (50% in)
  • Then Pisistratus lashed his horses on and they flew forward nothing loath; ere long they came to Pylos, and then Telemachus said: "Pisistratus, I hope you will promise to do what I am going to ask you.
    Book 15 (34% in)

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

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