one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
Syn: ↑vacillator, ↑hesitator, ↑hesitater
Derivationally related forms: ↑hesitate (for: ↑hesitater), ↑hesitate (for: ↑hesitator), ↑vacillate (for: ↑vacillator), ↑waver
Hypernyms: ↑coward

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