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Definition of vacillate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    vacillate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈvæsəˌleɪt//
     
    [intransitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vacillate
     
    he / she / it vacillates
     
    past simple vacillated
     
    -ing form vacillating
     
     
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  1. 1to keep changing your opinion or thoughts about something, especially in a way that annoys other people synonym waver
  2. 2 The country's leaders are still vacillating between confrontation and compromise.
vacillation
 
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NAmE//ˌvæsəˈleɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vacillate