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waver
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
to move back and forth (shake or quiver)

or:

to change, be unsure, or weak
  • In the dim, wavering light, a page hung open and it was like a snowy feather, the words delicately painted thereon.
    p. 34.6
  • Two dozen of them flurried, wavering, indecisive, three miles off, like butterflies puzzled by autumn, and then they were plummeting down to land, one by one, here, there, softly kneading the streets where, turned back to beetles, they shrieked along the boulevards or, as suddenly, leapt back into the air, continuing their search.
    p. 119.1

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