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"Hesitate" in Chinese?

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"Hesitate" in Chinese : 迟疑

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Pronunciation : Hes"i*tate
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. haesitatus, p. p. of haesitare, intens. fr. haerere to hesitate, stick fast; to hang or hold fast. Cf. Aghast, Gaze, Adhere.]
Definition : 1. To stop or pause respecting decision or action; to be in suspense or uncertainty as to a determination; as, he hesitated whether to accept the offer or not; men often hesitate in forming a judgment. Pope.

2. To stammer; to falter in speaking.

Syn. -- To doubt; waver; scruple; deliberate; demur; falter; stammer.

i. [imp. & p. p. Hesitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Hesitating.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Hes"i*tate
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To utter with hesitation or to intimate by a reluctant manner. [Poetic & R.] Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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Words Covered : Hesitate, pray, sigh, smell.

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Words Covered : Hesitate, pray, sigh, smell.

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