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Word: vacillate

Definition: waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation


Sentences Containing 'vacillate'

Ludendorff continued to vacillate but in the end, the manpower crisis and the prospect of releasing thirteen divisions by a withdrawal on the Western Front, as far back as the new (Hindenburg Line) overcame his desire to avoid the tacit admission of defeat it represented.
The lyrics, written by Roger Waters and sung by Richard Wright, vacillate between frustration and indifference felt towards a casual sex partner (perhaps a groupie).

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