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wa•ver



Pronunciation: (wā'vur), [key]
v.i.
1. to sway to and fro; flutter: Foliage wavers in the breeze.
2. to flicker or quiver, as light: A distant beam wavered and then disappeared.
3. become unsteady; begin to fail or give way: When she heard the news her courage wavered.
4. to shake or tremble, as the hands or voice: Her voice wavered.
5. to feel or show doubt, indecision, etc.; vacillate: He wavered in his determination.
6. (of things) to fluctuate or vary: Prices wavered.
7. to totter or reel: The earth quaked and the tower wavered.

n.
an act of wavering, fluttering, or vacillating.

wav•er



Pronunciation: (wā'vur), [key]
n.
1. a person who waves or causes something to wave: Election time brings out the wavers of flags and haranguers of mobs.
2. a person who specializes in waving hair.
3. something, as a curling iron, used for waving hair.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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