Hesitate - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 28/10/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hesitate.

4 letter answer(s) to hesitate

BALK
  1. an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
  2. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
  3. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  4. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
  5. refuse to comply

6 letter answer(s) to hesitate

FALTER
  1. speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
  2. walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
  3. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
  4. be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"
  5. the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"

3 letter answer(s) to hesitate

HAW
  1. utter `haw'; "he hemmed and hawed"
  2. the nictitating membrane of a horse
  3. a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
HEM
  1. utter `hem' or `ahem'
  2. fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"
  3. the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down; "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
  4. the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.

5 letter answer(s) to hesitate

PAUSE
  1. interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
  2. temporary inactivity
  3. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
WAVER
  1. someone who communicates by waving
  2. move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated"
  3. hesitate
  4. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
  5. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
  6. pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
  7. be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"
  8. the act of moving back and forth
  9. give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
  10. the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
  11. sway to and fro

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