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vacillate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
to change one's mind back and forth between conflicting ideas

or:

to sway back and forth
  • Oh, it must have been the young man, certainly, for he was strong and industrious, while the abbe was aged and weak; besides, his mind was too vacillating to allow him to carry out an idea.
    Chapters 113-114 (17% in)

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