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not inclined or willing to do or undertake

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unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom

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disinclined to become involved

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not eager

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Around 80 percent industries of the country are located in Karachi but the federal government is reluctant to contribute to the development of infrastructure and effluent plants and such other schemes of industrial areas which is an injustice.
Alberto Ledesma shares his own story of struggle and, eventually, US citizenship in his collection of graphic vignettes, Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer.
Critique: Impressively 'reader friendly' in tone, commentary, organization and presentation, "The Reluctant Intuitive: A Soulful Confession and Practical Guide" is an exceptional, life-enhancing, life-affirming read from cover to cover.
Parents, teachers and librarians will benefit from Reid's approach and his collection of titles to reach reluctant young readers.
A great way of getting reluctant readers to have a go at a story is to read short stories with them that get to the point quickly but are entertaining at the same time.
Summary: Aziz says India is reluctant because of the Kashmir issue
With owner Randy Learner desperate to sell the club - after losing PS250million during his 10-year reign - Pearson has been reluctant to commit himself, should new investors want to bring in their own man.
That's the reason for this newly revised and expanded second edition of "How to Make Powerful Speeches: A Step-by-Step Guide to Inspiring and Memorable Speeches" was published by The Reluctant Speakers Club, an organization where thousands of reluctant speakers have discovered how to transform their speech making abilities; helping them to inspire others with their ideas.
10pm, Channel 5 A reluctant, alcoholic superhero ends up the most hated man in Los Angeles thanks to his habit of causing mayhem and destruction while trying to do good.
WEST HAM are ready to sell Carlton Cole to Bournemouth for PS1million - but the striker is reluctant to move to the Championship.
I believe far more crime is about now because the police are reluctant to fight a lot of crime.
According to the report, "reluctant drivers" are the most timid and most prone to road rage and some of the UK's most reluctant drivers -prefer to stay off the road in bad weather, dislike motorways, loathe night driving and like speed cameras.
Global Banking News-October 16, 2013--Vietnamese banks reluctant to develop new banking services(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Criteria: An elegantly crafted novel, "The Reluctant First Lady" clearly documents author Venita Ellick as an exceptionally accomplished writer able to skillfully weave memorable characters into an riveting story line from beginning to end.
TOMMY'S TIPS SHAWFIELD Race 1 - Delmonte Town; Race 2 - Reluctant Ebony; Race 3 - Lynway Marina; Race 4 - Kilkenny Franco; Race 5 - Lemon Karen; Race 6 - Reluctant Jinty; Race 7 - Glenside Jen; Race 8 - Lagile Maldini; Race 9 - Moorfoot Lizzie; Race 10 - Moorfoot Bob; Race 11 - Nadurra Cartier.