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Customize this crispy, cheesy spinach pie any way you like itTo this day I make some version of spanakopita regularly, except in the summer, when I am loath to turn on my oven or spend much time in the kitchen at all.
TOSS PASTA WITH SPINACH, FETA AND DILL FOR A SPEEDY VEGETARIAN SUPPERELLIE KRIEGERJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Although state park officials are loath to expand parking lots at crammed parks, Settina said they are working to expand access to a handful of state properties that have sat largely unvisited.
VISITORS FLOCK TO MARYLAND’S STATE PARKS AS OFFICIALS CONSIDER RESERVATIONS TO MANAGE CROWDSBRYN STOLEJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Still, Republicans are loath to give Democrats any political advantage.
WILL D.C. BECOME A STATE? EXPLAINING THE HURDLES TO STATEHOOD.MEAGAN FLYNN, TEDDY AMENABARAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The reports provide an unguarded accounting of bad behavior by airline customers, something executives hit by a steep drop in travel and billions in pandemic-related losses are loath to share themselves.
SNEEZED ON, CUSSED AT, IGNORED: AIRLINE WORKERS BATTLE MASK RESISTANCE WITH SCANT GOVERNMENT BACKUPMICHAEL LARISJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He did not tell the name of his friend, who, as if loath to cross the plank, held back for a few more words.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Young Richard, never loath to fortify himself, proved amenable enough to the stiffly laced Canary that his friend set before him.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
This warrior, very loath to miss the spectacle of a burning, sullenly glided after the woman.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The Pallas, as though loath to pass the wreck-pack, was curving inward to follow its rim.
THE SARGASSO OF SPACEEDMOND HAMILTON
Loath though I am to discredit so charming a story, duty compels me to state that it is wholly fictitious.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
More and more slowly Michael would glide along, loath to desert the dreaming populations of dusk.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
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WORDS RELATED TO LOATH

  • afraid
  • averse
  • backward
  • dawdling
  • delaying
  • diffident
  • disinclined
  • doubtful
  • doubting
  • faltering
  • half-hearted
  • halting
  • hesitating
  • indecisive
  • irresolute
  • lacking confidence
  • lazy
  • loath
  • reluctant
  • shy
  • skeptical
  • slow
  • tentative
  • timid
  • uneager
  • unpredictable
  • unsure
  • unwilling
  • vacillating
  • wavering
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