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dither
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "Think… You mustn’t… You’ll be in such trouble…" Madam Malkin dithered for a moment on the spot, then seemed to decide to act as though nothing was happening in the hope that it wouldn’t.

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  • I had long since given up hope that the pilot who had brought me to Wolf House Bay would ever return, and so the sight of this plane sent me into a dither of excitement.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I’m an arcanist, you great dithering heap of idiot."
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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