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waver


I - noun
1. someone who communicates by waving
Derivationally related forms:
wave
Hypernyms:
communicator
2. the act of moving back and forth
Syn:
flutter, flicker
Derivationally related forms:
flicker (for: flicker), flutter (for: flutter)
Hypernyms:
motion, movement, move, motility
3. the act of pausing uncertainly
- there was a hesitation in his speech
Syn:
hesitation, falter, faltering
Derivationally related forms:
falter (for: faltering), falter (for: falter), hesitate (for: hesitation)
Hypernyms:
pause

II - verb
1. pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness (Freq. 2)
- Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures
Syn:
hesitate, waffle
Derivationally related forms:
waffler (for: waffle), waverer, wavering, hesitant (for: hesitate), hesitation (for: hesitate), hesitater (for: hesitate), hesitancy (for: hesitate), hesitator (for: hesitate)
Hyponyms:
dwell on, linger over, boggle, hover, linger,
vibrate, vacillate, oscillate, falter
Entailment:
doubt
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
2. be unsure or weak (Freq. 1)
- Their enthusiasm is faltering
Syn:
falter
Derivationally related forms:
waverer
Hypernyms:
hesitate, waffle
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
3. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way (Freq. 1)
Syn:
falter
Derivationally related forms:
faltering (for: falter)
Hypernyms:
move
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
4. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern (Freq. 1)
- the line on the monitor vacillated
Syn:
fluctuate, vacillate
Derivationally related forms:
wavering, vacillation (for: vacillate), fluctuation (for: fluctuate)
Hypernyms:
swing
Verb Group:
fluctuate
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
5. sway to and fro
Syn:
weave
Hypernyms:
swing, sway
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
6. give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
Syn:
quaver
Derivationally related forms:
quaver (for: quaver)
Hypernyms:
voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
7. move back and forth very rapidly
- the candle flickered
Syn:
flicker, flitter, flutter, quiver
Derivationally related forms:
flutter (for: flutter), fluttering (for: flutter), flicker (for: flicker)
Hypernyms:
move back and forth
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP

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