Synonyms for vacillate

Synonyms for (verb) vacillate

Synonyms: fluctuate, waver, vacillate

Definition: move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

Usage: the line on the monitor vacillated

Similar words: swing

Definition: alternate dramatically between high and low values

Usage: his mood swings; the market is swinging up and down

Synonyms: hover, oscillate, vibrate, vacillate

Definition: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

Usage: He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Similar words: waver, waffle, hesitate

Definition: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

Usage: Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures

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