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waver
used in I Am the Cheese

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

or:

to change, be unsure, or weak
  • His huge figure wavers in the wetness of my tears, as if he is somehow underwater.
    Chapter 24 (80% in)
wavers = moving back and forth (in this case, appearing to move back and forth)
  • I swung out into the street and a car howled its horn at me for straying too far into the roadway— and I wavered on the bicycle, the front wheel wobbling.
    Chapter 1 (83% in)
  • For the first time, the animal seemed confused, the glittering eyes wavering in their intensity.
    Chapter 8 — TAPE OZK004 (79% in)
  • The rain is really coming down now, in wavering sheets, tossed by the wind.
    Chapter 11 (39% in)
  • The car brushes by and hands reach out for me, pushing, grabbing, and I lose my balance, the bike wavers under me and heads for the ditch, the steep ravine by the side of the road, and I am helpless to halt its progress toward the ditch, and the wheels spin and I hear raucous laughter as I loom at the edge of the ditch and then feel myself falling, spinning, sucked into the ditch, sucked into the wetness and darkness of a sudden startling nighttime.
    Chapter 18 (94% in)

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