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waver between (someone and someone else)

to vacillate between choosing one person or another. I had to appoint the new manager, and I was wavering between Jane and Janet. We wavered between Bill and Bob for the position.
See also: between, waver

waver between (something and something else)

to vacillate between choosing one thing and another; to linger indecisively between doing one thing or another. The captain was wavering between St. Thomas and St. Croix. We wavered between chocolate and vanilla.
See also: between, waver

wand waver

and wagger
an exhibitionist. The cops picked up a wand waver on Main Street.
See also: wand, waver
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He said the tourism industry recommended that the visa fee wavers be applied to 21 countries over a period of three months.
We would not let the people's trust waver through our work.
AT first, I wasn't sold on the results of the Glam Waver, as I didn't see much difference from my normal style.
It's intended to protect your fingers from burns and it's particularly useful when using the Glam Waver - it meant I could get closer to my head by gripping the heated barrel.
The assurance came as China is working to cut ineffective supply in the sector, but some local governments and companies have wavered in their efforts due to price increases in recent months.
Section your hair then hold the Wonderball waver pointing down your head and wrap hair around and down, making sure you cover the complete barrel with hair.
Colgan explained his vote, saying, "It's because of my conscience, and I don't waver from that, as my colleagues found out today," according to the Washington Post.
Mr Thornton, 46, was said to have died instantly when the mobile crane in Waver tree Technology Park buckled and collapsed on March 29.
Others of us flicker and waver as the forces of pain and despair seem stronger than anything God can or will do.
If you're a Second Waver who hasn't kept up with Third Wave developments and publishing or someone who has limited knowledge of feminism in any guise, the Encyclopedia is a great place to start exploring the phenomenon.
Butt has seen interest waver from Birmingham, Middlesbrough and Newcastle over his pounds 4m price and pounds 35,000-a-week pay.
"FFA has and will continue to change with the times," says Staller, "but it will not waver from its core focus of student success through agricultural education.
My wife was beginning to waver but I remained impervious to Vicky's demands--until my wife and I read her message to Father Christmas: `Please can I have a puppy, signed Vicky.
The tire makers need to remain firm and not waver from what they consider safe.
The act of intentionally relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim or privilege; also the legal instrument evidencing such an act." (And see verb waive -- Ed.) Waver can cross-dress -- "to vacillate irresolutely between choices: fluctuate in opinion, allegiance, or direction...reel, totter...." Here, the call is clearly for waver.