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To cause to vary irregularly.
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  1. To cause to vary irregularly.
  2. To be continually changing or varying in an irregular way
  3. To move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
To fluctuate or oscillate
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  1. To fluctuate or oscillate
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
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  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
Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
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  1. Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
  2. To waste time in hesitation or vacillation; loiter or dawdle
To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
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  1. To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
  2. (Intransitive) To use a seesaw.
  3. To change back and forth from one condition or situation to another:
To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
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  1. To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
  2. Intentional and premeditated, of an act performed with prior planning; with full consideration and thoroughly, as in “with all deliberate speed.”
  3. To think carefully and often slowly, as about a choice to be made.
To feel dizzy:
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  1. To feel dizzy:
  2. To give way or fall back; sway, waver, or stagger as from being struck
  3. To go round and round in a whirling motion:
To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
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  1. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
  2. To tilt back and forth on an edge.
  3. To move or sway unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
To walk unsteadily or feebly; stagger.
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  1. To walk unsteadily or feebly; stagger.
  2. To be on the point of failure or collapse
  3. To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To mumble and procrastinate in one's speech, especially with a reply to a hard question or with voicing a decision on a topical matter; to evade a question, giving vague answers; to equivocate.
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  1. To mumble and procrastinate in one's speech, especially with a reply to a hard question or with voicing a decision on a topical matter; to evade a question, giving vague answers; to equivocate.
  2. (Idiomatic) (US) To discuss, deliberate, or contemplate rather than taking action or making up one's mind.
To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
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  1. To cause to be temporarily inactive; briefly stop the action of (an electronic device, audio or video stream, etc.)
  2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  3. To hesitate:
To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
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  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.
(Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
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  1. (Old Poet.) To rule; reign; hold sway
  2. To incline or bend to one side; veer:
  3. (Nautical) To hoist (a mast or yard) into position.
To be close to or in danger of failure or ruin:
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  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.
To be on the point of failure or collapse
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  1. To be on the point of failure or collapse
  2. To appear about to collapse:
  3. To sway as if about to fall.
To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
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  1. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To sway to and fro; waver; totter; stagger
To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
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  1. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
  2. To form (threads) into a fabric
  3. To interweave or combine (elements) into a complex whole:
To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
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  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
(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.
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  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.
To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
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  1. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
  2. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
  3. To say hesitantly or timidly
To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
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  1. To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
  2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
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  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
To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
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  1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
  2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  3. To hesitate:
To procrastinate.
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  1. To procrastinate.
  2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
  3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
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  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.
To waver in mind; show indecision
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  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:
To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
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  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:
To move backward and forward on a swing
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  1. To move backward and forward on a swing
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
To waver in mind; show indecision
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  1. To waver in mind; show indecision
  2. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
  3. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
Find another word for waver. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for waver, like: fluctuate, vacillate, hesitate, dillydally, seesaw, deliberate, reel, teeter, totter, hem-and-haw and pause.