Synonyms and Antonyms of vacillate
to show uncertainty about the right course of action <vacillated for so long that someone else stepped in and made the decision> Synonyms balance, dither, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, teeter, hesitate, waver, wobble (also wabble)Related Words haw, hem; dally, dawdle, delay, linger, pause, procrastinate, wait; back down, chicken (out); consider, debate, deliberate, ponder, weigh; oscillate, sway; equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, waffleNear Antonyms decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms dive (in), plunge (in)
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