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Verb: waver  wey-vu(r)
  1. Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
    - hesitate, waffle, balk, baulk [Brit]
  2. Be unsure or weak
    - falter
  3. Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
    - falter
  4. Move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
    "the line on the monitor wavered";
    - fluctuate, vacillate
  5. Move back and forth very rapidly
    "the candle wavered";
    - flicker, flitter, flutter, quiver
  6. Sway to and fro
    - weave
  7. Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
    - quaver
Noun: waver  wey-vu(r)
  1. Someone who communicates by waving
  2. The act of pausing uncertainly
    "there was a waver in his speech";
    - hesitation, falter, faltering
  3. The act of moving back and forth
    - flutter, flicker

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Derived forms: wavers, wavered, wavering

Type of: communicator, motility, motion, move, move back and forth, movement, pause, sound, sway, swing, vocalise [Brit], vocalize, voice

Encyclopedia: Waver