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irresolute
used in Oliver Twist

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uncertain how to act or proceed
  • Standing, then in an irresolute attitude for a few minutes, as if he did not well know how to employ himself, he turned round and looked at Oliver, and called him by his name.
    Chapter 9 — Containing Further Particulars Concerning the Pleansant.... (12% in)
  • She had loitered for a few paces as though irresolute, and making up her mind to advance; but the sound determined her, and she stepped into the hall.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (89% in)
  • With the same perversity of feeling and irresolution that had fastened upon him, despite himself, all day, the murderer, finding that he was not followed, and that they most probably considered him some drunken sullen fellow, turned back up the town, and getting out of the glare of the lamps of a stage-coach that was standing in the street, was walking past, when he recognised the mail from London, and saw that it was standing at the little post-office.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (46% in)
  • He wandered on again, irresolute and undecided, and oppressed with the fear of another solitary night.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (89% in)

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