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synonyms for wavered

  • dither
  • falter
  • fluctuate
  • hedge
  • hesitate
  • oscillate
  • pause
  • quiver
  • seesaw
  • shake
  • sway
  • teeter
  • tremble
  • vacillate
  • vary
  • waffle
  • wobble
  • change
  • deliberate
  • dilly-dally
  • flicker
  • halt
  • palter
  • reel
  • stagger
  • totter
  • trim
  • undulate
  • wave
  • weave
  • yo-yo
  • be irresolute
  • be unable to decide
  • blow hot and cold
  • hem and haw
  • pussyfoot around
  • run hot and cold
  • whiffle

antonyms for wavered

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • continue
  • persist
  • remain
  • stay
  • steady
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How to use wavered in a sentence

Hilda reached to take the offered telegram, but her hand wavered around it instead of seizing it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Three more were followed by a low, gurgling scream that rose and wavered on the night air, dying slowly away.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Suddenly the thin ray of light from her lamp wavered and she noticed that it had grown dim.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Cash flinched again, wavered, swallowed twice, and got up so abruptly that Lovin Child sat down again with a plunk.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
The savage folded his arms as he caught the sound, but his gaze toward the west never wavered.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Uncle Will fired again and with better effect, for the caribou stopped and wavered.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Upton was the first to join them, and since he had but wavered for a moment, he was soon warmly reconciled with Eric.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
My resolution, which I confess had wavered a little when she came through the doorway, was fixed again.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
She wavered and then continued resolutely, Its all so useless—being alone—so starved!
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He was shaken in his resolve, wavered for a moment, and then once more looked at the register.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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