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hang back

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hang back

  1. to show uncertainty about the right course of action even though the young mother wanted the job, she still hung back because she wasn't sure if she should spend time away from her family Synonyms of hang back balance, dither, falter, halt, hesitate, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, teeter, vacillate, waver, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to hang back 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 of hang back decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms of hang back dive (in), plunge (in)


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