Definition of Hesitated

1. Verb. (past of ''hesitate'') ¹



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Definition of Hesitated

1. hesitate [v] - See also: hesitate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesitated

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herying
herz hormone
herzenbergite
herzstoss
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hesitated (current term)
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Literary usage of Hesitated

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1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"The cab drove off at the same moment—I started into the road, with some vague idea of stopping it again, I hardly knew why— hesitated from dread of ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"179) : yet he hesitated not to provoke still further the wrath of Leicester hy receiving a royal grant of three marcher townships which belonged to the earl ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"murder, offered his own life, and all his wealth, to supply the place of one of his two sons ; but, while the father hesitated with equal tenderness, ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"We have never hesitated for an instant as to the meaning of a single sentence. In saying this, we say enough to condemn the book with a certain school. ..."

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