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verb (used without object), vacillated, vacillating. waver in mind or opinion; be indecisive or irresolute:

His tendency to vacillate makes him a poor leader. sway unsteadily; waver; totter; stagger. oscillate or fluctuate.

verb (intransitive) fluctuate in one’s opinions; be indecisive sway from side to side physically; totter or waver
vacillate etymology

1590s, “to sway unsteadily,” from L. vacillatum, from vacillare (see vacillation ). Meaning “to waver between two opinions or courses” is recorded from 1620s. Related: Vacillated ; vacillates ; vacillating.


A word, in my opinion, that rivals it’s synonyms in complexity with a simple meaning.  In other words, a fancy way of stating something ordinary.

What do you tend to vacillate on?

For me it is often dinner out, there are so many great options, it’s hard to decide on one.

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