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WAVER, verb intransitive

1. To play or move to and fro; to move one way and the other.

2. To fluctuate; to be unsettled in opinion; to vacillate; to be undetermined; as, to waver in opinion; to waver in faith.

Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering. Hebrews 10:23.

3. To totter; to reel; to be in danger of falling.

WAVER, noun A name given to a sapling or young timber tree in England.