hesitant

[ hez-i-tuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF hesitant

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A hesitant, pleading call followed her, but she wouldn't hear it.

He shuddered and turned back into the lobby, hesitant and wretched.

Helena stood preoccupied and hesitant, hardly hearing what he said, as I fancy.

It was evidently with hesitant spirits that the Board finally acted.

But as he halted, hesitant, the sunlight fell full on his face.

He had offered an identical assurance to many a hesitant amateur.

Hesitant as a cat by a puddle, she stepped down on the bridge.

“Can't say, I'm sure,” he replied in his gentle, hesitant way.

He saw, too, that she was hesitant, half-regretting having brought him there.

Van Buren's silence in this debate of 1828 indicated at least a temper now hesitant.

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