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to not do something immediately because you are not confident or you do not feel certain about it
if a person wavers, they are not certain about what to say or do
to refuse to answer or decide something in order to gain more time
to avoid making a decision now so that you will still have choices later
to stay calm and delay doing something until you see what happens
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
a country that is ruled by a president or other leader that people vote for, rather than by a...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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Free thesaurus definition of to delay or avoid making a decision from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.