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After some vacillation, I decided to include the translation at the very end of the entry, especially because, as a runner-up, it appeared near the top of the list of more than 30 entries.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1419: A SMILE FOR THE CAPITOL?PAT MYERSJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the other hand, the vacillation in policy and the policy uncertainty is unsettling, just like it would be for employees in a company.
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Before parliament was prorogued the weakness and vacillation of the ministry had been very apparent.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
He was generally a man of prompt decision, and he well knew that he would incur by this act the charge of vacillation.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
All this vacillation harmonised with the foreign and domestic policy of Sir Robert Peel, under whose instructions he acted.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
At Erfurt the same vacillation overmastered Napoleon (p. 181) as that with which he had been tormented since Tilsit.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Again, the vacillation of the ministry defeated the expedition against Canada.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RHODE ISLANDGEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE
An estimate of this army by the New York Times shows to what pass vacillation had brought it.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
Her mind had vacillated like a shuttlecock, but no one had seen the vacillation.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
But disappointment awaited his generous illusions, for the vacillation of the king rendered the outlook hopeless.
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