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adjective as in doubtful

adjective as in slow

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It has bumped some contenders off this list, good barbecue joints, places I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

Overall, though, we hope you’ll find the interactive both fun and informative — and if you’ve got any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop us a line.

Coinbase hesitated to comply—apparently over concerns whether the phrase would also mean support for defunding the police—but Armstrong eventually did on Twitter after a virtual walkout.

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Michigan voters are entitled to a full, free and fair election in November and my office will not hesitate to pursue those who jeopardize that.

According to a consumer survey conducted by Fan & Fuel, 97% of participants said customer reviews factor into their buying decisions, and 92% of consumers hesitate to make a purchase when there are no customer reviews.

If the matter were just about adding his name to backers of the legislation, Rubio would not be hesitating.

With Netanyahu himself hesitating on the Iran file, the government as a whole still remains susceptible to pressure.

In other states, unusual circumstances have left the Democrats hesitating while Republicans forge ahead with runs.

Without hesitating, Inghels flashes the cover of her book: Twilight, in Dutch.

Without hesitating he says, “That I will be made the scapegoat.”

Blanche stood an instant looking into the lighted room and hesitating—flushed a little, smiling, extremely pretty.

He talked freely and intimately in a low, hesitating drawl that was not unpleasant to hear.

He did not even feel the soft fluttering breath, playing and hesitating, as it were, round her lips as her eyes slowly closed.

"There's lots of things you don't know," he said in a hesitating voice, as though appealing to his old friend.

A few hours earlier he would have done it without hesitating; but, since he had been there, he had learned distrust, scepticism.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hesitating, such as: irresolute, skeptical, uncertain, and unsure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.