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waver
used in The Age of Innocence

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

or:

to change, be unsure, or weak
  • Mrs. van der Luyden's attitude said neither yes nor no, but always appeared to incline to clemency till her thin lips, wavering into the shadow of a smile, made the almost invariable reply: "I shall first have to talk this over with my husband."
    Chapter 7 (19% in)
  • She still wavered, her anxious eyes on his face.
    Chapter 23 (53% in)
  • She wavered, and moved toward the carriage.
    Chapter 31 (43% in)
  • But he saw the shadow of the lashes on her wet cheek, and wavered.
    Chapter 31 (75% in)

There are no more uses of "waver" in The Age of Innocence.

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