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1. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness.

Synonyms

  • vibrate
  • falter
  • linger
  • doubt
  • boggle
  • linger over
  • hover
  • oscillate
  • dwell on
  • hesitate
  • waffle

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Waver

  • maxsaver
  • engraver
  • disfavor
  • lefevre
  • lefever
  • lafavre
  • althaver
  • traver
  • staver
  • quaver
  • ohaver
  • o'haver
  • klaver
  • graver
  • flavor
  • craver
  • braver
  • xaver
  • waiver
  • shaver
  • savr
  • savor
  • savir
  • saver
  • raver
  • paver
  • laver
  • gaver
  • favre
  • favor

Sentences with waver


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Many potential students waver when they consider whether or not to get a bachelor's degree.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Sign the medical records waver and allow your fingerprints to be taken.

3. Verb, base form
But when it comes to certain parts of the home, our love admittedly tends to waver.

Quotes about waver


1. I can only imagine how happy life would be if we could stay so grounded in our faith that we would never waver in our positive attitudes.
- Tracie Miles, Stressed-Less Living: Finding God's Peace in Your Chaotic World

2. flag-waver

noun. an extreme bellicose nationalist.

Synonyms

  • hundred-percenter
  • jingo
  • jingoist
  • nationalist
  • chauvinist
  • patriot

3. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] move hesitatingly, as if about to give way.

Synonyms

  • falter

Antonyms

  • push
  • raise

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

4. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern.

Synonyms

  • vacillate
  • fluctuate

Antonyms

  • go
  • stay in place
  • rise

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

5. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] be unsure or weak.

Synonyms

  • hesitate
  • falter

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

6. waver

noun. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] the act of moving back and forth.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • motion
  • motility
  • move
  • flutter

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • rush
  • certainty
  • trust

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

7. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] move back and forth very rapidly.

Synonyms

  • quiver
  • flitter
  • flutter
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • advance
  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

8. waver

noun. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] the act of pausing uncertainly.

Synonyms

  • falter
  • hesitation
  • pause

Antonyms

  • fall
  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

9. waver

noun. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] someone who communicates by waving.

Antonyms

  • moving

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)

10. waver

verb. ['ˈweɪvɝ'] sway to and fro.

Synonyms

  • weave
  • sway

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • follow

Etymology

  • vafra (Old Norse)
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