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nothing loath

Not unwilling; unopposed. Despite having lost a huge sum in his previous venture, the wealthy investor seems nothing loath to try backing yet another startup company with a similar sales pitch. Nothing loath, Ms. Carter took to the dance floor with the charming young man.
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nothing loath

quite willing.
This expression was used by John Milton in Paradise Lost: ‘Her hand he seis'd, and to a shadie bank…He led her nothing loath’.
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I would be loath to interfere with religious groups TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR on meeting
So yes those White Southern Gentlemen may be to blame for making us fear, loath, even frightened of each other, but we the sheep have made it all possible.
People are loath to give up their cellphones, even when engaged in sports risky enough to make it wise to use a helmet, like skiing, snowmobiling, motorcycling or bicycling.
Now we have Dominic Gardiner-Hill saying he is loath to rate him superior to Dancing Brave, which was not a problem for owner Khalid Abdullah in 2011.
Having almost got started and then disappointed people I'm loath to disappoint them again.
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Summary: The last few days have nailed the lie that the UAE's residents are loath to take action or to speak up on issues that concern them.
Richard Ives said ISPs were loath to give out details unless specific legal action was taken, and companies needed to keep a close eye on what was being said about themonline.
I chose a pair from a very extensive range that not only look fashionable but are extremely comfortable--to the point where I am loath to take them off and can't wait until I try them out at work.
The Le Meridien Al Aqah will be the first hotel in the region to use the technology, which will be welcomed by all lazy sun lovers who loath having to give up their seats and walk to the bar.
Given that the FAA is often its own worst enemy on research and procurement schedules (MLS anyone?), Congress may be even more loath to give up its oversight of the FAA's budgetary strings to a board of directors, as the current proposal outlines.
There's been very few times in the past 20 years that one of the best players In the world has been playing in England and love Ron (left) or loath him he's been outstanding this season.
The MSG move has existed as something of a shadowy plan B that ESDC officials have been loath to talk about.
Supreme Courts, which historically have been loath to intervene against presidential war powers in the midst of conflict, have tended to give the president until mid-decade to do what he wishes to the Constitution in order to win the war." (Emphasis added.)
Smith himself acknowledges the enormous scale of the social transformation that France underwent during the Trente Glorieuses (the thirty years after World War II) but does not see any reason why the French are loath to undertake changes of equal magnitude today.