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Another word for dither

  1. A state of discomposure

      1. Discussion meant to stir up people and produce changes
      2. Emotional disturbance or excitement
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
      1. The condition of being flustered
      2. A state of agitation, confusion, or excitement.
      1. Rapid fluctuation in the pitch of a sound reproduction resulting from variations in the speed of the recording or reproducing equipment.
      2. A condition of nervous excitement or agitation:
      3. A fluttering movement; vibration
      1. (Countable, astronomy, physics) Variation in an orbit due to the influence of external bodies
      2. Something that perturbs; disturbance
      3. A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
      1. A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
      2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
      3. Confusion; agitation; disturbance
      1. A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
      2. Tumult; commotion; uproar; confusion
      3. Harassing labour; trouble; disturbance.
      1. The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset:
      2. A condition of indigestion:
      3. An upsetting or being upset
      1. A foam formed by soap or detergent agitated in water, as in washing or shaving.
      2. Froth formed by profuse sweating, as on a horse.
      3. (Informal) A condition of anxious or heated discomposure; agitation:
      1. A state of vexation or worry
      2. A dish cooked by stewing, especially a mixture of meat or fish and vegetables with stock.
      3. (Informal) Mental agitation:
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  1. To be irresolute in acting or doing

      1. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
      2. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
      3. To say hesitantly or timidly
      1. To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
      2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
      3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
      1. To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
      2. To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
      3. To pause; stop momentarily
      1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
      2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
      3. To hesitate:
      1. To procrastinate.
      2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
      3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
      1. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
      2. To arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods:
      3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
      1. To waver in mind; show indecision
      2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
      3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
      1. To move unsteadily back and forth:
      2. To become unsteady; begin to give way; falter
      3. To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
      1. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
      2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
      3. To tremble or quaver:
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