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Pause in indecision before saying or doing something
“Quickly, they headed towards the train station, not pausing or hesitating in any manner; what were they to hesitate for?”
Be reluctant to do something
“Because some childhood seizures stop at puberty, doctors often hesitate to recommend surgery for children.”
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