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Vacillate   /vˈæsəlˌeɪt/   Listen
Vacillate

verb
(past & past part. vacillated; pres. part. vacillating)
1.
Be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action.  Synonyms: hover, oscillate, vibrate.
2.
Move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern.  Synonyms: fluctuate, waver.






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"Vacillate" Quotes from Famous Books



... thus called good one, is vacillating. Best of all, and almost not vacillating, is the New York Evening Post. I do not speak of principles; but the papers vacillate, speaking of the measures and the slowness of ...
— Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 • Adam Gurowski



Words linked to "Vacillate" :   oscillate, hesitate, vacillant, vacillator, vacillation, waver, shillyshally, fluctuate, swing, waffle, vibrate



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