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  • I'm an arcanist, you great dithering heap of idiot."†   (source)
  • If you were a real king, you would've used that hammer immediately rather than hide it away and dither for months about what to do.†   (source)
  • All that time, while she had dithered in the grocery aisles, while she had sat in the unfamiliar restroom quietly feeding Phoebe, this light had been spilling out across the snow.†   (source)
  • We could just make out that she was dithering back and forth in the road, and then we gradually could see that there were a couple dozen babies running around her every which way.†   (source)
  • "Well, dithering won't help," I said.†   (source)
  • 'Well, sir,' said Sam dithering a little.†   (source)
  • Ekström is in a dither because this also seems to be the line of defence Giannini is going to use at the trial.†   (source)
  • And so we inched and dithered, sometimes on two feet but stooped, other places, where the cavern narrowed, dropping to hands and knees, and sometimes, where the rock swooped down unwelcoming, skidding on our bellies.†   (source)
  • It probably looked like I was just dithering over whether or not I was going to approach them.†   (source)
  • Crazy dithered around Stephen in the kitchen.†   (source)
  • And whilst they dither, we will send out word secretly to likely friends in the stormlands and the Reach.†   (source)
  • Jan, now in a little bit of a dither, went on handing out tracts—in a dead quiet—until she had given everyone one.†   (source)
  • The chairman I forced on them while letting them elect him is a ditherer who could not unravel a piece of string—thinks every subject needs 'more study.'†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • No matter: Dagwood still battled Mr. Dithers.†   (source)
  • Still the executive dithered: spent another week with pieces of paper on which he would list, in columns headed "pro" and "con," reasons for and against taking his Brody.†   (source)
  • The Germans were demanding the annexation of Gdansk, agitating for a "corridor"; while Neville Chamberlain still dithered, the Huns were clamoring in the west, shaking the flimsy Polish gates.†   (source)
  • This is not an age of tragic grandeur, Prufrock suggests, but an age of hapless ditherers.†   (source)
  • When Sunday actually came around, I was in a real dither over my date.†   (source)
  • I've seen it many times, her dithering, fumble-footed efforts to appease him.†   (source)
  • Brom had not dithered, which was something Saphira had liked about him.†   (source)
  • I dithered, reaching out to touch her, only to pull my hand back again.†   (source)
  • Whether round-ear, pointed-ear, horned, or short, two-legs seemed addicted to dithering.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Gellert was there in the house when it happened, and he came back to my house all of a dither, told me he wanted to go home the next day.†   (source)
  • He could hear the wind sighing up amongst the leaves, the squirrels dithering to one another, even the sound a pinecone made as it tumbled to the forest floor.†   (source)
  • Even though he had been forewarned, when all of us came trooping into his office he seemed overwhelmed and showed a tendency to dither.†   (source)
  • The Shade opened his mouth and uttered a piercing, dithering wail that shattered the panes of glass in the lantern above.†   (source)
  • After dinner, I dithered around, cleaning the kitchen twice, and then did my homework slowly in the front room while Charlie watched a hockey game.†   (source)
  • Her reasons for silence were simple: save for Arya or Glaedr, she felt most comfortable communicating only with Eragon, and in her opinion, most conversations were nothing more than pointless dithering.†   (source)
  • Even if he had threatened her with his gun it must have been in a kind of dither, and more than likely she was escaping from his trouble not his threats.†   (source)
  • My gog, but it'll be a quare scowderment at the Day of Judgment when they come tumblin' up in their death-sarks, all jouped together an' trying' to drag their tombsteans with them to prove how good they was, some of them trimmlin' an' dithering, with their hands that dozzened an' slippery from lyin' in the sea that they can't even keep their gurp o' them."†   (source)
  • Presently he came running out of the scullery, with the soapy water dripping from him, dithering with cold.†   (source)
  • The pictures danced and dithered.†   (source)
  • No need to dither here and lose our time, our great work still undone.†   (source)
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