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verb [ intrans. ]

alternate or waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive : I had for a time vacillated between teaching and journalism.


ORIGIN: late 16th cent. (in the sense [sway unsteadily] ): from Latin vacillat- 'swayed,' from the verb vacillare.

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