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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of moving back and forth.
  2. The act of pausing uncertainly.
  3. Someone who communicates by waving.
(动) As a verb
  1. Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency.
  2. Sway to and fro.
  3. Move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern.
  4. Move back and forth very rapidly.
  5. Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way.
  6. Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness.
  7. Be unsure or weak.
Part of Speech(不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
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动摇dòngyáoto sway; to waver; to rock; to rattle; to destabilize; to pose a challenge to
踌躇chóuchúto hesitate
摇摆yáobǎito sway; to wobble; to waver
颤抖chàndǒuto shudder; to shiver; to shake; to tremble
摆动bǎidòngto sway; to swing; to move back and forth; to oscillate
摇曳yáoyèto sway gently (as in the wind); (of a flame) to flicker
犹豫yóuyùto hesitate
踟蹰chíchúto waver; to hesitate
shīto waver; to shake ears (said of cattle and horses)
举棋不定jǔ qí bùdìngto hesitate over what move to make (idiom); to waver; to shilly-shally
游移yóuyíto wander; to shift around; to waver; to vacillate
游移不定yóuyí bùdìngto oscillate without pause (idiom); to fluctuate; (of thoughts) to wander; to waver
犹豫不决yóuyù bù juéhesitancy; indecision; to waver
chóuto pace back and forth; to hesitate; to waver
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