vacillation


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Micawber so anxiously, in his vacillations between an evident disposition to reveal something, and a counter-disposition to reveal nothing, that I was in a perfect fever.
Next, after long negotiations and vacillations, coupled with much vivid description of our destitute position, our desolation, and our helplessness, Anna invited us to pay her (as she expressed it) a "return visit.
His vacillations between law and medicine lasted so long that midsummer arrived before he finally separated from Mr.
I ceased to blush for the vacillations of the night, since he condoned them.
She paused for an instant in her work to look at him, and her look revived that former pain in her father's breast; in his poor weak breast, so full of contradictions, vacillations, inconsistencies, the little peevish perplexities of this ignorant life, mists which the morning without a night only can clear away.
Years of delay and vacillation have led to uncertainty for both children and communities.
The nature of our economic system is for us to have a vacillation between boom and slump.
The challenges we face require strategic patience and persistence," he said -- comments likely to be painted as vacillation or obfuscation by his political rivals.
The legislators said, " The parties, who won a sizable number of seats on anti- BJP plank, should respect the mandate given to them, shun vacillation and try seriously for the formation of a stable government, which could respond to the real and genuine aspirations of the people.
Such vacillation has triggered questions about the government's real commitment to the objective of EU membership," Pierini said on Wednesday.
The Miller crisis saw him at his very worst - not so much a conviction politician as a man who should be convicted for vacillation.
The PTI Core Committee has reaffirmed the continuing terror attacks by the TTP, which are killing innocent citizens and our soldiers; and the government's continuing vacillation on giving a clear cut counter terror policy, are both destroying any hope for peace through dialogue.