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The generals seemed to listen reluctantly to the difficult dispositions.
But he did this reluctantly, fighting inch by inch.
This was a sad blow to me; but as it might have aroused the suspicions of the islanders to have made another attempt that night, I was reluctantly obliged to defer it until the next.
A club statement read: "Hibernian FC today confirmed that the club has reluctantly given Rotherham United FC permission to speak with head coach Alan Stubbs.
15PM Grouchy Treat Williams reluctantly takes a couple of delinquent teens aboard his boat, which he's preparing for a trip with wife Nancy Travis.
Reluctantly, we are minded, very reluctantly, to permit the change of date.
It said: "Over the weekend he has decided that a schedule of eight performances a week over a long run is not sustainable and he has therefore reluctantly decided to stand down.
England manager Roy Hodgson has reluctantly accepted John Terry's retirement from internationals but said he was disappointed in the defender's decision.
Pat's Plaice in Two Ball Lonnen, Fenham, is a well-established business and is reluctantly being placed on the market due to other business ventures.
A private detective is reluctantly drawn into the case when the child's aunt hires him to find her and as he investigates around the area he grew up in, he discovers a web of secrets and deceit surrounding the disappearance.
Then reluctantly becoming Newcastle's record signing.
The Catholic Church, however, reluctantly accepts war as a remedy of last resort for an aggrieved state, much as an aggrieved individual might employ self-defense.