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waver

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Synonyms for vacillate

to move back and forth or from side to side, as if about to fall

to be irresolute in acting or doing

to change one's attitudes or policies, for example

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Synonyms for vacillate

be undecided about something

move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

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Instead of moving to defeat the Liberals then, Harper vacillated, unsure of whether it was in his electoral interests to face the voters sooner than his own game plan had anticipated.
The world premiere of Cortez's Carmina Burana, set to Carl Orff's powerful choral work, vacillated between moments of brilliance and spells of lackluster choreography.
The mother state's mood toward Franklin vacillated between wrath and reconciliation.
As the Luftwaffe vacillated between a fighter and bomber, the same struggle goes on today in the US Air Force.
He vacillated back and forth that way until I became so disgusted that I left by the time he was half way through the concert.
California jobless rates have vacillated between 6 percent and 6.
The documents say he has used 10 different aliases and has vacillated between claiming Honduras and the West Bank as bithplaces to frustrate attempts to deport him.
The report concludes that state policy for school facilities has vacillated in recent years, leaving an area where long-term planning and a consistent approach are most needed without either.
Seagram has vacillated on whether to sell or keep the Polygram Filmed Entertainment division, of which Polygram TV is a tiny portion.
Gold had not yet been discovered on the Witwatersrand at the time of the Zulu Wars, and British policy in southern Africa prior to the late 1880s vacillated between expansion and contraction in response to changing fiscal, strategic, and ideological considerations.
The Post's coverage of the Barry administration - indeed, of black Washington generally - seemed to vacillated between the obligatory and the enfeebled.
Rejected from military service during World War II, he practiced medicine in Paris and vacillated between support and denunciation of Hitler.
As discussed Monday, this stock has vacillated between the call scan and my screen for stocks advancing amid heavy short interest.
Like Morris, who sought to bridge the gap between art and decoration, Morse vacillated between traditional fields of visual communication (such as painting) and his new language of dots and dashes--a precursor to computer code.
It is easier to explain why Derra de Moroda vacillated between ballet and modern dance than to discover how she could have been patronized by both the Nazi Party and Britain's monarchy.