- vacillate (v.)
- 1590s, "to sway unsteadily," from Latin vacillatus, past participle of vacillare "sway to and fro; hesitate" (see vacillation). Meaning "to waver between two opinions or courses" is recorded from 1620s. Related: Vacillated; vacillates; vacillating.
- 1. Such parents vacillate between saying no and giving in — but neither response seems satisfactory to them.
- 2. Without doubt , the national bourgeoisie tends to vacillate , but we should , nevertheless, make use of its positive side, uniting with it as well as struggling against it.
- 民族资产阶级 当然 是动摇的, 但是要利用它的积极的一面, 要有团结有斗争.
- 3. We cannot vacillate on the question of the party's leadership.
- 4. You can tell when they're stressed out, they'll equivocate and vacillate.
- 当他们压力过大时,你是可以辨别出来的, 因为他们会支支吾吾、犹豫不决.
- 5. Don't vacillate about asking for assistance if you need it.
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