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Yet hitherto our star has been a vacillating and wavering star?

He was vacillating, but he was not so vacillating as the Ministers.

O that she had your taste to guide her, and to decide my too vacillating judgment!

He knows the tragic failure of other movements with vacillating policies.

The Jew's vacillating hope was tenacious, for it was the last.

It is small wonder that the measures of such a congress, when not vacillating, were weak.

The vacillating course of Governor Ford did not help the situation.

From all of which it must not be taken that I am a vacillating type of man.

She looked into his face imploringly, and she saw that he was vacillating.

His personal timidity made him at once harsh and vacillating.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "to sway unsteadily," from Latin vacillatum, from vacillare (see vacillation). Meaning "to waver between two opinions or courses" is recorded from 1620s. Related: Vacillated; vacillates; vacillating.

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