Hesitating sentence example

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  • Hesitating only a moment, she shoved the machine.
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  • She grabbed a pen and a notepad, hesitating a second before pulling the top sheet off the notepad.
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  • She joined him, hesitating before gulping down most of the cookies.
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  • She looked up at him, hesitating as she searched his gaze.
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  • Pepe himself was sent against them, but while he was hesitating as to what course he should follow Ferdinand promised a constitution (July 1820).
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  • After some stay at Dresden, hesitating between fixing himself as university teacher at Göttingen, Heidelberg or Berlin, he finally chose the last-mentioned.
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  • Adopting the motto, "My strength is the love of my people," he ruled in strict accordance with constitutional principles, though not hesitating to make the fullest use of the royal prerogative when the intervention of the crown seemed to be required by circumstances.
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  • This devotion to the church, the strongest of all motives in Anne's conduct, dictated her hesitating attitude towards the two great parties in the state.
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  • But again to " dogmatize " may mean simply to assert, instead of hesitating or suspending judgment.
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  • The advocates of change were discontented with the hesitating acceptance which their principles had obtained.
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  • He put them down with ease; the one was imprisoned for life, the other driven into exile, while Waltheof, the last of the English earls, who had dabbled in a hesitating way in this plot, was executed.
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  • The emperor, disappointed and hesitating, was slow to return to a parliamentary regime.
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  • She turned back to the stove in time to see Felipa hesitating at the door.
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  • She paused, as if hesitating to confide, until her anger overcame her reticence.
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  • Why, then, was he hesitating to claim the woman who clearly wanted to be by his side?
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  • As a speaker Mill was somewhat hesitating, pausing occasionally as if to recover the thread of his argument, but he showed great readiness in extemporaneous debate.
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  • Not hesitating to hand over the compass, she appeared torn at taking the final step of betrayal.
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  • Having captured Frankfort-on-Oder and forced the hesitating elector of Brandenburg, George William, to grant him some assistThe earn- ance, Gustavus Adolphus added the Saxon army to his paignof, own, and in September 1631 he met Tilly, at the heed Gustavus of nearly the whole force of the League, at Breitenfeld, P near Leipzig,, where he gained a victory which placed North Germany entirely at his feet.
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  • He remained in Moscow till October, letting the troops plunder the city; then, hesitating whether to leave a garrison behind him, he quitted Moscow, approached Kutuzov without joining battle, turned to the right and reached Malo-Yaroslavets, again without attempting to break through and take the road Kutuzov took, but retiring instead to Mozhaysk along the devastated Smolensk road.
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  • He had already succeeded in partially pacifying them, when one of their colonels began to abuse the still hesitating and suspicious musketeers.
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  • In the catacombs Christ is never represented hanging on the cross, and the cross itself is only portrayed in a veiled and hesitating manner.
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  • He asked in a hesitating, piteous voice.
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  • Having come out onto the road he reined in his horse, hesitating whether to ride along it or cross it and ride over the black field up the hillside.
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  • The men looked at him and pressed to the bank, hesitating to step onto the ice.
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  • A woman rushed out and seeing Prince Andrew stopped, hesitating on the threshold.
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  • The young officer standing in the gateway, as if hesitating whether to enter or not, clicked his tongue.
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  • Lana gazed at the micro on a table, hesitating.
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  • They walked past Darian, with the Black God hesitating before continuing on.
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  • Hesitating only a moment more, Yully moved towards him and knelt.
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  • Xander found himself hesitating before he released his focus on molding his power.
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  • Communications.-The development of railways in Argentina, which dates from 1857 when the construction of the Buenos Aires Western was begun, was at first slow and hesitating, but after 1880 it went forward rapidly.
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  • A characteristic peculiarity of the process is that the claims of the Roman see were always in advance of the actual facts and always encountered opposition; though there were many periods - at the height of the middle ages, for instance - when the voices raised in protest were only timid and hesitating.
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  • The latter marched into Asia Minor and defeated the Mongols in the bloody battle of Ablastan, the modern Albistan (1277); but, when he advanced farther to Caesarea, Mum ed-din Suleiman retired, hesitating to join him at the very moment of action.
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  • The agricultural resources of the republic are varied and of great value, but their development has been slow and hesitating.
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  • Charles was in these circumstances no hypocrite, but weak, hesitating and ill-balanced.
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  • The work is not without its faults; Gratian is lacking in historical and critical faculty; his theories are often hesitating; but on the whole, his treatise is as complete and as perfect as it could be; so much so that no other work of the same kind has been compiled; just as there has never been made another Book of the Sentences.
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  • On this point Catalan is more hesitating than Provenal; it does not distinguish so clearly the pronunciation of e according to its origin; while e (1) is capable of yielding an open e, the is often pronounced close, and the poets have no difficulty in making words in e close and in e open rhyme together, which is not the case in.
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  • A doctor emerged soon after, hesitating as his gaze swept over the room full of massive, bristling men, until Linda came forward.
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  • After some stay at Dresden, hesitating between fixing himself as university teacher at Göttingen, Heidelberg or Berlin, he finally chose the last-mentioned.
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  • If your hesitating about whether or not to book an SUV limousine rental, make up your mind sooner rather than later.
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  • If you're still hesitating to buy that new swimsuit, why not consider trying a different style this year, and reach for a pair of shorts instead?
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  • Permissive parents often "give in" to their children's wishes, hesitating on boundaries as soon as their child protests, gets angry, throws a tantrum, or expresses disapproval in some way.
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  • On receiving -the order to return, Pepe, after hesitating for some time between his oath to the king and his desire to fight for Italy, finally resigned his commission and crossed the P0 with a few thousand men, the rest of his force returning south.
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  • While hesitating with which party to ally his forces, and while on the point of making terms with the king, the army on the 24th of December restored the Rump, when he was deprived of his command and ordered to appear before parliament to answer for his conduct.
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  • Pepe, after hesitating between his desire to fight for Italy, and his oath to the king, resigned his commission in the Neapolitan service and crossed the Po with 2000 volunteers to take part in the campaign.
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  • In the contested election of 1159, for instance, though a majority of the cardinals had elected Cardinal Roland (Alexander III.), the defeated candidate Cardinal Octavian (Victor IV.), while his rival was modestly hesitating to accept the honour, seized the pluviale and put it on his own shoulders hastily, upside down; and it was on this ground that the council of Pavia in r 160 based their declaration in favour of Victor, and anathematized Alexander.
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  • This Locke proposes in a hesitating way.
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  • By his death vanished all hope of renewing the extraordinary fortune which for twenty years placed the descendant of the great emperor, the Carbonaro and dreamer, at once obstinate and hesitating, on the throne of France.
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  • In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.
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  • At present he is hesitating whom to lay siege to-- you or Mademoiselle Julie Karagina.
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