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Another word for hesitate

  1. To be irresolute in acting or doing

      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:
      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 sway to and fro; waver; totter; stagger
      2. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
      3. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
      1. To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
      2. (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.
      3. To arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods:
      1. In a hesitant manner; irresolutely.
      2. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
      3. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
      1. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
      2. To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
      3. To hesitate:
      1. To stop; pause:
      2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
      3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
      1. To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
      2. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
      3. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
      1. To do something nervously.
      2. (Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
      3. To be nervously excited or confused
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Another word for hesitate

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