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Verb: hover  hó-vu(r)
  1. Be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
    "He hovers between accepting the new position and retirement";
    - vibrate, vacillate, oscillate, blow hot and cold [informal]
  2. Move to and fro
    "The shy student hovered in the corner";
    - linger
  3. Hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
  4. Be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
    "The guru claimed that he could hover";
    - levitate
  5. Hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
    "The terrible vision hovered over her all day long";
    - brood, loom, bulk large
  6. (computing) place the cursor over a particular area (e.g. a hyperlink) without clicking

Derived forms: hovering, hovered, hovers

Type of: balk, baulk [Brit], fly, hang, hesitate, waffle [N. Amer, informal], waver, wing

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