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vacillating


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vacillate  \Vac"il*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Vacillated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Vacillating}.]  [L.  vacillare,  vacillatum  cf 
  Skr.  va[~n]c.] 
  1.  To  move  one  way  and  the  other  to  reel  or  stagger;  to 
  waver. 
 
  [A  spheroid]  is  always  liable  to  shift  and 
  vacillatefrom  one  axis  to  another.  --Paley. 
 
  2.  To  fluctuate  in  mind  or  opinion;  to  be  unsteady  or 
  inconstant;  to  waver. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Fluctuate}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Vacillating  \Vac"il*la`ting\,  a. 
  Inclined  to  fluctuate;  wavering.  --Tennyson.  -- 
  {Vac"il*la`ting*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  vacillating 
  adj  :  uncertain  in  purpose  or  action  [syn:  {vacillant},  {wavering}] 




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