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Vacillate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    vacillate v
  1. be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement" [syn: hover, vibrate, oscillate]
  2. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated" [syn: fluctuate, waver]
Vacillate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Vacillate \Vac"il*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vacillated; p. pr. & vb. n. Vacillating.] [L. vacillare, vacillatum; cf. Skr. va[~n]c.]
  1. To move one way and the other; to reel or stagger; to waver. [A spheroid] is always liable to shift and vacillatefrom one axis to another. --Paley.
  2. To fluctuate in mind or opinion; to be unsteady or inconstant; to waver. Syn: See Fluctuate.
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