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Another word for vacillate

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Verb
  1. To move back and forth or from side to side, as if about to fall

      1. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
      2. (Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
      3. (Nautical) To hoist (a mast or yard) into position.
      1. To be close to or in danger of failure or ruin:
      2. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
      3. To move or sway unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
      1. To be on the point of failure or collapse
      2. To appear about to collapse:
      3. To sway as if about to fall.
      1. To move in a certain direction with a swaying or unsteady motion:
      2. To become diverted:
      3. To swing or sway to and fro; flutter
      1. To interweave or combine (elements) into a complex whole:
      2. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
      3. To form (threads) into a fabric
      1. To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
      2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
      3. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
    See also:

    repetition

  2. To be irresolute in acting or doing

      1. (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.
      2. To be nervously excited or confused
      3. To do something nervously.
      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 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:
    See also:

    decide

  3. To change one's attitudes or policies, for example

    See also:

    change

    decide

Another word for vacillate

Verb
  1. To totter

      1. To move unsteadily back and forth:
      2. To become diverted:
      3. To swing or sway to and fro; flutter
      1. To exert influence or control over:
      2. (Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
      3. (Nautical) To hoist (a mast or yard) into position.
      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. To cause to totter, sway, or reel:
      3. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
    See also:

    reel

    totter

  2. To hesitate

    See also:

    hesitate

    pause