Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: verb

To move one way and the other; sway; falter.

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Usage examples "waver":

  1. For the moment, the Red King's former admiration for this brave young princess caused him to waver; but those were days when suspicion and jealousy rose above all nobler traits. - "Historic Girls", E. S. Brooks.
  2. The lad and the gray- bearded athlete stood face to face like mortal enemies ready for the fight, and Polykarp did not waver, although he, like most Christian youths, had been forbidden to take part in the wrestling- games in the Palaestra, and though he knew that he had to deal with a strong and practised antagonist. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. Then her incredulity began to waver. - "The Mayor's Wife", Anna Katherine Green.