waver

waver
'weivə
verb
(to be unsteady or uncertain: He wavered between accepting and refusing.) vacilar, titubear
waver
tr['weɪvəSMALLr/SMALL]
intransitive verb
1 (hesitate, dither) vacilar, titubear, dudar; (oscillate) oscilar (between, entre)
2 (falter - gen) vacilar, flaquear, flojear; (- voice) temblar, fallar
he never wavered in his loyalty to her nunca flaqueó en su lealtad hacia ella
3 (flicker) vacilar, parpadear
waver ['weɪvər] vi
1) vacillate: vacilar, fluctuar
2) flicker: parpadear, titilar, oscilar
3) falter: flaquear, tambalearse
waver
v.
balancear v.
fluctuar v.
oscilar v.
titubear v.
vacilar v.
'weɪvər, 'weɪvə(r)
intransitive verb
1) (falter) \<\<person\>\> flaquear; \<\<faith\>\> tambalearse
2) (be indecisive) titubear, vacilar
['weɪvǝ(r)]
VI
1) (=oscillate) [needle] oscilar; [flame] temblar
2) (fig) (=hesitate) vacilar, dudar (between entre); (=weaken) [courage, support] flaquear; (=falter) [voice] temblar

he's beginning to waver — está empezando a vacilar or dudar

his gaze never wavered — no apartó la mirada ni por un momento

she never wavered in her belief — siempre se mantuvo firme en sus creencias

* * *
['weɪvər, 'weɪvə(r)]
intransitive verb
1) (falter) \<\<person\>\> flaquear; \<\<faith\>\> tambalearse
2) (be indecisive) titubear, vacilar

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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