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 v.  play or move to and fro; move one way and the other; swing; be unsettled in opinion
Classic Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
1  That she would never waver in it, never be diverted from it, never relinquish it, while there was any chance of hope.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
2  She glanced at him with a smile that did not waver.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 13
3  The girl seemed to waver, and Frome saw her twirl the end of her scarf irresolutely about her fingers.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
4  In its inconvenient brightness Rosedale seemed to waver a moment, as though conscious that every avenue of escape was unpleasantly illuminated.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
5  Let us challenge meeting at the water's edge, while they waver and their feet yet slip as they disembark.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
6  Immediately the lines waver, and the Latins wheeling about throw their shields behind them and turn their horses towards the town.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
7  At that the fleet of boat-shaped bodies paused; poised; equipped; mailed; then with a waver of undulation off they flashed.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 3
8  "That passion which more than all others caused you to waver on the path of virtue," said the Mason.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
9  All this would have caused the mind of a person who knew nothing of what was in preparation, to waver between a very sinister and a very simple idea.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
10  Setting the candle on the stand, she unlocked the door and in the wavering light she saw Rhett Butler, not a ruffle disarranged, supporting her small, thickset father.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  Even in her frenzy she thought what the sight of bluecoats might do to Gerald's wavering mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
12  The shock of this retort had the effect of crystallizing Selden's wavering intentions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
13  She held firmly to Mrs. Bry's wavering eye while she gave this explanation, but when it was over Selden saw her send a tentative glance from one to another of the women's faces.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  The lines are broken and uncertain of direction; often instead of rising they sink in wavering scrawls; and the colors are watery blue and pink and the dim gray of rubbed pencil marks.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
15  Then Jurgis stood a few seconds, wavering.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
Example Sentence:
1  The disaster caused him to waver in his faith.
2  Once you have made your decision, don't waver; a leader should never appear irresolute.
3  There is a wavering haze at the end of the long flat road that they are trying to reach.
4  Some military commanders wavered over whether to support the coup.