waver

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waver(
wey
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vuhr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to tremble)
a. temblar
The candle flame wavered slightly in the draft, but didn't go out.La llama de la vela tembló un poco por la corriente, pero no se apagó.
2. (to be indecisive)
a. vacilar
For a second, the parachutist wavered, then he jumped out of the plane.El paracaidista vaciló un momento, luego se tiró del avión.
b. dudar
I was still wavering about the job offer - it would mean moving to another city.Seguía dudando sobre el trabajo que me habían ofrecido, significaría mudarme a otra ciudad.
c. titubear
The speaker began to waver, and peered at his notes.El orador empezó a titubear y miró detenidamente sus notas.
3. (to falter)
a. flaquear
His family knew he was innocent, and never wavered in their support for him.Su familia sabía que era inocente y nunca flaqueó en su apoyo.
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waver
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (person)
a. vacilar, titubear
2. (voice)
a. temblar
3. (courage)
a. flaquear
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waver [ˈweɪvəʳ]
intransitive verb
1 (oscillate) [+needle] oscilar; [+flame] temblar
2 (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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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