a) With hesitation.
b) With reluctance.

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  • Hesitantly — Hes i*tant*ly, adv. With hesitancy or doubt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hesitantly — adv. Hesitantly is used with these verbs: ↑answer, ↑ask, ↑nod, ↑reach, ↑reply, ↑say, ↑speak …   Collocations dictionary

  • hesitantly — hesitant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ slow to act or speak through indecision or reluctance. DERIVATIVES hesitance noun hesitancy noun hesitantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • hesitantly — adverb with hesitation; in a hesitant manner (Freq. 2) he finally accepted hesitantly • Syn: ↑hesitatingly • Ant: ↑unhesitatingly • Derived from adjective: ↑hesitant …   Useful english dictionary

  • hesitantly — adverb see hesitant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hesitantly — See hesitant. * * * …   Universalium

  • hesitantly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. dubiously, falteringly, shyly; see carefully 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • hesitantly — adv. indecisively, vacillatingly, in an irresolute manner, falteringly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hesitantly — hes·i·tant·ly …   English syllables

  • hesitantly — See: hesitant …   English dictionary

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