He tossed in a hint of reluctance, just for good measure.
With some reluctance, mostly from Martha this time, we agreed.
Xavier was seized with fever soon after his arrival, and was delayed by the failure of the interpreter he had engaged, as well as by the reluctance of the Portuguese to attempt the voyage to Canton for the purpose of landing him.
There was evidence of her reluctance to discuss some element of the accident.
But Mr. Churchill's great coup in the war was the attack on the Dardanelles, which he pressed forward in spite of the increasing reluctance of Lord Fisher.