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irresolute
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David Copperfield
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  • ’And yet,’ said I, ’I get so miserable and worried, and am so unsteady and irresolute in my power of assuring myself, that I know I must want — shall I call it — reliance, of some kind?’
  • Mr. Wickfield, sorely troubled and distressed, was leaning forward, irresolutely touching the Doctor’s arm.
  • ’For God’s sake, my dear Doctor,’ said Mr. Wickfield again laying his irresolute hand upon the Doctor’s arm, ’don’t attach too much weight to any suspicions I may have entertained.’

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  • When I came to you last week and found you alone, I came determined to know the truth; though irresolute what to do when it WAS known.
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • He was near the door now, barely two feet away from me where I stood at the threshold, irresolute, not knowing whether to forge on toward my room or to turn and flee.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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