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One entry found for hesitate.
Main Entry: hes·i·tate
Pronunciation: primarystresshez-schwa-secondarystresstamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -tat·ed; -tat·ing
1 : to stop or pause because of uncertainty or indecision <hesitate before answering>
2 : to be unwilling <hesitate to ask a favor>
3 : 1STAMMER
- hes·i·tat·er noun
- hes·i·tat·ing·ly /-secondarystresstamacrt-ieng-lemacron/ adverb
- hes·i·ta·tion /secondarystresshez-schwa-primarystresstamacr-shschwan/ noun

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