Thesaurus / most shilly-shally
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other words for most shilly-shally
- lacking confidence
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He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
You that haven't a bit or a sup but what comes from him, and you to stand shilly-shallying!
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
The top-most bud waits only through the twelve hours of a single day to open.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
Her father had no son living, therefore she was an only child, and the most-sought-after of any maiden in that band.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
There would be none of this shilly-shallying back-and-forth work then!
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
The birds were filling the top-most branches, a gathering of the clans, evidently, for the day's start.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
It is the southwestern or left-most point of Rutowski's line; impregnable with its cannon-batteries and grenadiers.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
We will make no further pretence, and lest I lose you by further shilly-shallying, we will start upon our journey at once.
ROMANCE OF ROMAN VILLASELIZABETH W. (ELIZBETH WILLIAMS) CHAMPNEY
On very tip-most top the lovely big surprise from foreign country.
MR. BAMBOO AND THE HONORABLE LITTLE GODFANNIE C. MACAULAY