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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stop or hold back because of feeling unsure.

Usage examples (31)
  • We have reached mastery when we neither mistake nor hesitate in the achievement.
  • Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures
  • COMEY: The only reason I hesitate is it was never Director
  • COMEY: Well, the only reason I hesitate is that I'm no presidential scholar. for more
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