Results for vacillate

Definitions of vacillate:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

To sway to and fro: to waver: to be unsteady.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be changeable or uncertain in mind or opinion; to be unsteady; waver.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb

To waver; to fluctuate in mind or opinion; to be unsteady or inconstant.

part of speech: present participle


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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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