irresolute


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uncertain how to act or proceed

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Two,' said the debtor, lifting his irresolute hand to his lip again, and turning into the prison.
The irresolute fingers fluttered more and more ineffectually about the trembling lip on every such occasion, and the sharpest practitioners gave him up as a hopeless job.
while his irresolute fingers bedabbled the tears upon his face--up one of the common staircases in the prison to a door on the garret story.
By this time, the rings had begun to fall from the debtor's irresolute hands, like leaves from a wintry tree.
But, to the last, the irresolute hand of old would remain in the pocket into which he had slipped the money during two or three turns about the yard, lest the transaction should be too conspicuous to the general body of collegians.
This was so quickly done, and the demeanour of both gentlemen--who were not young men either--was so gallant and resolute, that the crowd faltered and stared at each other with irresolute and timid looks.
The investigators stood a moment, irresolute, frightened.
Instead of going straight into the adjoining room, where her desk was, she lingered, slightly irresolute, in the outer office.
He stood irresolute, making some excuse about his mother who expected him; he even muttered something about an engagement.
He possessed himself of a sword belonging to one of the domestics, who was just drawing it with a tardy and irresolute hand, laid it about him like a lion, drove back several who approached him, and made a brave though ineffectual attempt to succour his master.
And finally, as it is not enough, before commencing to rebuild the house in which we live, that it be pulled down, and materials and builders provided, or that we engage in the work ourselves, according to a plan which we have beforehand carefully drawn out, but as it is likewise necessary that we be furnished with some other house in which we may live commodiously during the operations, so that I might not remain irresolute in my actions, while my reason compelled me to suspend my judgement, and that I might not be prevented from living thenceforward in the greatest possible felicity, I formed a provisory code of morals, composed of three or four maxims, with which I am desirous to make you acquainted.
Contrary to the custom of a man so firm and decided, there was this morning in his personal appearance something tardy and irresolute.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.
The group especially charged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to, even as an opposition party, be irresolute in advancing democracy by ensuring that their candidates emerge through a free and fair process.
Among his critical works is Irresolute Heresiarch: Catholicism, Gnosticism and Paganism in the Poetry of Czes?