hesitation

[ hez-i-tey-shuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF hesitation

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Philip, after a moment's hesitation, followed her, and paused in the doorway.

Between him and her as the victim of the law, there could be no hesitation for choice.

And, after a second's hesitation: "I'm keeping straight, too."

"You'd better," he said, with quiet decision, cutting short my hesitation.

"Because I wish to learn," I replied, after a moment's hesitation.

I have no hesitation whatever in admitting that I have mine.

The least hesitation or a false movement, and both aviator and craft are in danger.

Virginia looked up delighted, yet with some hesitation in her manner.

Virginia coloured; and, with some hesitation, answered, "Is it my fault if I cannot forget?"

He recognized Slade, and, without a moment's hesitation, fired at him with his pistol.

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