stagger (v.)
hesitate, waver, vacillate
AYL III.iii.45[Touchstone to Audrey, of marrying in the forest] A man may ... stagger in this attempt
MM I.ii.164[Claudio to Lucio, of the reasons for Angelo's action] I stagger in
TNK IV.i.10[First Friend to Gaoler] the Duke / Methought stood staggering
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