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vacillate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvacillatevac‧il‧late /ˈvæsəleɪt/ verb [intransitive] formal 🔊 🔊 CHANGE YOUR MINDto continue to change your opinions, decisions, ideas etc syn wavervacillate between 🔊 Her parents vacillated between different approaches to discipline.vacillation /ˌvæsəˈleɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
vacillateThis time, they did not vacillate.I go back and I vacillate about it.She was decisive and she did not vacillate, and once committed she intended to win.How often we vacillate back and forth, pro and conning things to death.The writer seems to vacillate between approving of Collins' actions and finding them disgusting.The man I love has just destroyed us and I wake up, vacillating between suicide and murder.The longer you vacillate the less time you'll have to do anything worthwhile.vacillate betweenEve vacillates between love and anger for the father who abandoned her.
From Longman Business Dictionaryvacillatevac‧il‧late /ˈvæsəleɪt/ verb [intransitive]FINANCE if prices or rates vacillate, they continually change by small amountsPrices will vacillate near or slightly below current levels.The rate of inflation has been vacillating between 4% and 5%.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
vacillate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyvacillate
he, she, itvacillates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyvacillated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave vacillated
he, she, ithas vacillated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad vacillated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill vacillate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have vacillated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam vacillating
he, she, itis vacillating
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you, we, theyare vacillating
Past
I, he, she, itwas vacillating
you, we, theywere vacillating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been vacillating
he, she, ithas been vacillating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been vacillating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be vacillating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been vacillating
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