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Synonyms for hesitate

be reluctant

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Synonyms for hesitate

to be irresolute in acting or doing

Synonyms for hesitate

pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing

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If there were one who lived wholly without the use of money, the State itself would hesitate to demand it of him.
Well may we hesitate to condemn the frailties of our fellow-creatures, for the one unanswerable reason that we can never feel sure how soon similar temptations may not lead us to be guilty of the same frailties ourselves.
The sight of the empty room and the closed door were satisfactory enough, and he did not hesitate for a moment.
The discovery that I have committed such an error in judgment as this makes me hesitate about everything else.
In rugby and football (American style), if you hesitate to make the tackle the other team may well score against you.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat ala-Iraq: Chairman of Iraqi Parliamentary Human Rights Commission Saleem al-Jbouri stated that he "will not hesitate exposing the violations of human rights in Iraq in his speech before the European Parliament, next week.
The latest in his wish list is Michelle Obama and he would not hesitate to ask her for the same.
Summary: BEIRUT: Lebanese Option Group head Ahmad al-Asaad said Tuesday Hizbullah would not hesitate in resorting to force to carry out its interests, accusing the party and its allies of violating the Doha accord of 2008, which put an end to street fighting in Beirut between March 8 and March 14 supporters.
We've shown time and again we will not hesitate to prosecute landlords who don't have HMO licences and fines can be up to pounds 20,000.
HESITATING to give vent to the anger and frustration of many Sefton Park regulars, regarding unleashed dogs attacking a lone cob and his six young, after witnessing the heroic efforts of one man (Sean) who didn't hesitate, I've succumbed.
The former bodyguard of the leader of al-Qaeda terrorist group, Nasser al-Bahri abu Jandel, has said that the group's head Osama bin Laden has made efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and that he would not hesitate to use them once he gets his hands on them, the London-based daily AL QUDS AL ARABI reported Wednesday.
Workers of Pakistan Peoples' Party faced judicial proceedings and would never hesitate to face courts in future either.
He urged the Government to start negotiations over a ransom and said: "I have no doubt that they will not hesitate to kill us, perhaps between a week or so of now if there is no response.
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He also told his officers "not to hesitate to pull the trigger" when they are attacked.