Grudging Agreement

What if he had tried to come back just to play a few mediocre seasons, then reluctantly retire or, worse, become a backup? Ruppig let the selfish old owl in and reluctantly invited him to share his dinner. The delegates met in the first week of October 1576. The rebels were represented by Paulus Buys, a great pensioner from Holland, and Philips von Marnix, Lord of Sint-Aldegonde; The Estates General sent, among others, Elbertus Leoninus, professor at the University of Leuven. These negotiators had already met during the failure of the negotiations in Breda last year and therefore knew what the main stumbling blocks were to reach an agreement. They also knew that speed was essential because the arrival of the king`s brother, Don Juan, was imminent (he was due to arrive in Luxembourg in early November), and it would be easier to reach an agreement if the “royalist” side was not overwhelmed by his control. [2:271 Never in my life have I heard him say a disgusting or pejorative word from one of those who have been most successful where he has failed. Despite the reluctant apology, she was half convinced. Asian slapstick humor is not easy to translate, and most of the prisoner viewers agreed, even if they saw it reluctantly. Nglish: Translation of resentments for Spanish speakers These examples are automatically selected from different sources of online messages to reflect the current use of the word “reluctant”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not give the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its publishers.

Send us feedback. It even seemed to be on its way to winning when the revolt came to a head and spewed indignation into repugnant acceptance. See the full definition of reluctance in the English Language Learners Dictionary 1579, Alessandro Farnese became Governor General of the Royalists. He immediately proposed to return to the Catholic nobles of the South their original privileges. When the Spanish army was under control and its local freedoms returned, the nobles and provinces of southern Wallonia no longer had any reason to rebel. However, the northern provinces, controlled calvinist, were not ready to abandon their religion, nor was Philip II, to allow them to practice it. The French-speaking provinces thus closed the Union of Arras, which prompted the northern provinces to respond with their own Union of Utrecht. These two agreements led to a split between the Habsburg Netherlands, which was never to be reconciled. Instead of big leaps forward, it tends to move reluctantly. Coddington, the reluctant celebrity, shares the facts of her life in her memoirs, but she is reluctant to emotional revelations. Delegates reached an agreement on 30 October, less than three weeks after negotiations began. Its ratification by the Estates General, on November 8, 1576, was undoubtedly accelerated by the looting of Antwerp by Spanish mutineers on November 4, which helped influence many opinions on ratification.

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