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vacillate

vacillate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vacillate

Definition
(verb) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
Synonyms : hover , oscillate , vibrate
Example Sentence
  • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Definition
(verb) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
Synonyms : fluctuate , waver
Example Sentence
  • the line on the monitor vacillated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vacillate

sounds like OScillate..so something which moves from one position to another position.
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by preetisoni2411

vacillate=VACI bhi bahut LATE ho gaya hai.....now u dont VACILLATE between what you gonna wear for the party..........;)
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by verbal800

things refers to oscillation where as feelings refers to VACILLATion
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by cwin

Vacillate sounds like agitate... vacillate means to be undecided and agitate is to worry... in both, you are in a sense of confusion.
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by pushpa_edit

vacillate: vaccine+late The later you get ur shot, the higher chance the fever, or disease will happen. (fluctuate)
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by hn15

like OScillate but in place of 'OS' v(we)cillate i.e., we waver.
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by kondaharsha

vacillate sounds like a ventilate which means cause air to circulate freely
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by krishna341

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