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synonyms for hesitated

  • balk
  • dither
  • falter
  • pause
  • ponder
  • stumble
  • waffle
  • waver
  • alternate
  • balance
  • dally
  • debate
  • defer
  • delay
  • demur
  • dillydally
  • doubt
  • equivocate
  • flounder
  • fluctuate
  • fumble
  • hang
  • hedge
  • hover
  • linger
  • oscillate
  • pussyfoot
  • scruple
  • seesaw
  • shift
  • shrink
  • stammer
  • stop
  • straddle
  • stutter
  • swerve
  • tergiversate
  • vacillate
  • weigh
  • be irresolute
  • be reluctant
  • be unwilling
  • blow hot and cold
  • hang back
  • hem and haw
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • pull back
  • shy away
  • sit on fence
  • think about
  • think twice
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antonyms for hesitated

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  • continue
  • persist
  • advance
  • agree
  • do well
  • expedite
  • face
  • go
  • go along
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • meet
  • remain
  • rush
  • stay
  • attack
  • carry on
  • go ahead
  • persevere
  • resolve
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If you have any other questions about home ownership please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask.
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If you aren’t sure you’re getting enough from your diet, don’t hesitate to take a supplement.
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Ideally, you would launch your invitation privately, but if you still can’t find their email address, don’t hesitate to send a tweet that mentions your plan or a simple message via the other social media platforms.
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Take your time to thank each one of them for their contribution and don’t hesitate to personalize your message with your personal impression of their content.
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Then one of the magter came in and Brion hesitated before shooting.
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The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
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And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.
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Gordon turned his pleading eyes on his old friend without a ray of concession; but for a moment he hesitated.
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