loathe to

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Venture capitalists and stock watchers are loathe to say dot-corns are worthless (they financed it all, of course), yet they don't really see a merger boom resuscitating former high fliers.
The Supreme Court, though loathe to admit it, is made up of individuals--individuals who study law and apply it equally based on the case or theory before the court, and who more often than not disagree with one another.