verb (used without object)
to struggle (against something); rebel.
to object; show reluctance.

1520–30; < Latin reluctārī, equivalent to re- re- + luctārī to strive, struggle, wrestle Unabridged
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reluct (rɪˈlʌkt)
1.  (often foll by against) to struggle or rebel
2.  to object; show reluctance
[C16: from Latin reluctārī to resist, from re- + luctārī to struggle]

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The recovery, in wheat helped prices some, but buyers were reluct ant.
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