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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

9 uses
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to move back and forth (shake or quiver)


to change, be unsure, or weak
  • But soon a wavering heat rose up, a curl of smoke.
    p. 373.7
  • Through the wavering air she saw Bree, moving along the perimeter of the crowd near the building, passing out leaflets.
    p. 131.2
  • What excited David was the precision he'd achieved, and the way the images did not resemble a part of the human body as much as other things: lightning branching down to earth, rivers moving darkly, a wavering expanse of sea.
    p. 152.8
  • She thought of Phoebe sitting at the table last night, a pencil gripped in one hand, writing the letters of her name: backwards, all over the page, wavering, but written.
    p. 161.8
  • He was running very fast along the edge of the water, pushing through the last hundred yards, his arms and legs flashing in the light, the wavering heat.
    p. 176.7
  • The grill gave off its aromas of smoke and resin, and the coals sent a wavering heat into the sky.
    p. 179.7
  • "This says photographer," she said, reading his card in the wavering light.
    p. 270.0
  • THROUGH the window, filmed with years of weather and faintly warped, the view of the street wavered, undulant and slightly distorted.
    p. 309.1
  • The sun was up, touching the river and filling the room with a silvery light, casting wavering patterns on the ceiling.
    p. 376.9

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