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Hesitatingly

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Adverb

1. hesitantly, hesitatingly

with hesitation; in a hesitant manner

Example Sentences:
'he finally accepted hesitantly'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Hesitatingly

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verb (intransitive)
1. 
to hold back or be slow in acting; be uncertain
2. 
to be unwilling or reluctant (to do something)
3. 
to stammer or pause in speaking

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Hesitatingly

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈhesiˌtated or ˈhesiˌtating
1. 
to stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
2. 
to pause; stop momentarily
3. 
to be reluctant; not be sure that one should
hesitating to ask
4. 
to pause continually in speaking; stammer

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Hesitatingly

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intr.v. hes·i·tat·ed, hes·i·tat·ing, hes·i·tates
1. To pause or wait in uncertainty: She hesitated for a second before opening the door.
2. To be slow to act, speak, or decide: "I have for many months hesitated about the propriety of allowing this, or any part of my narrative, to come before the public eye, until after my death" (Thomas De Quincey).
3. To be reluctant: hesitated to pick up the pan, fearing it was hot.

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