Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: waver

Definition: move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing


Sentences Containing 'waver'

In 2006 Ferdinando ArnĂ² commits "Time Thief" to Malika for the publicity campaign of DTC and in 2007 he commits her "Soul Waver" for the spot of Saab.
That she would never waver in it, never be diverted from it, never relinquish it, while there was any chance of hope.
These reflections made him waver in his purpose, but his craze being stronger than any reasoning, he made up his mind to have himself dubbed a knight by the first one he came across, following the example of others in the same case, as he had read in the books that brought him to this pass.
With these resolutions, more honourable than judicious or effectual, she remained the next day listening to Lothario, who pressed his suit so strenuously that Camilla's firmness began to waver, and her virtue had enough to do to come to the rescue of her eyes and keep them from showing signs of a certain tender compassion which the tears and appeals of Lothario had awakened in her bosom.

More Vocab Words

::: inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
::: forward - presumptuous or bold
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy