An instance of hesitating.
Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.
A break, stop, or rest, often for a calculated purpose or effect:
Debate over an issue; vacillation.
Changing location by moving back and forth.
The act of hesitating or state of being hesitant
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