swither


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swither

(ˈswɪðər)
vb (intr)
to hesitate; vacillate; be perplexed
n
hesitation; perplexity; agitation
[C16: of unknown origin]

swither


Past participle: swithered
Gerund: swithering

Imperative
swither
swither
Present
I swither
you swither
he/she/it swithers
we swither
you swither
they swither
Preterite
I swithered
you swithered
he/she/it swithered
we swithered
you swithered
they swithered
Present Continuous
I am swithering
you are swithering
he/she/it is swithering
we are swithering
you are swithering
they are swithering
Present Perfect
I have swithered
you have swithered
he/she/it has swithered
we have swithered
you have swithered
they have swithered
Past Continuous
I was swithering
you were swithering
he/she/it was swithering
we were swithering
you were swithering
they were swithering
Past Perfect
I had swithered
you had swithered
he/she/it had swithered
we had swithered
you had swithered
they had swithered
Future
I will swither
you will swither
he/she/it will swither
we will swither
you will swither
they will swither
Future Perfect
I will have swithered
you will have swithered
he/she/it will have swithered
we will have swithered
you will have swithered
they will have swithered
Future Continuous
I will be swithering
you will be swithering
he/she/it will be swithering
we will be swithering
you will be swithering
they will be swithering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swithering
you have been swithering
he/she/it has been swithering
we have been swithering
you have been swithering
they have been swithering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swithering
you will have been swithering
he/she/it will have been swithering
we will have been swithering
you will have been swithering
they will have been swithering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swithering
you had been swithering
he/she/it had been swithering
we had been swithering
you had been swithering
they had been swithering
Conditional
I would swither
you would swither
he/she/it would swither
we would swither
you would swither
they would swither
Past Conditional
I would have swithered
you would have swithered
he/she/it would have swithered
we would have swithered
you would have swithered
they would have swithered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swither - agitation resulting from active worryswither - agitation resulting from active worry; "don't get in a stew"; "he's in a sweat about exams"
agitation - a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
References in classic literature ?
s place for fear the sight of that fine house of his would put me in the swithers again.
The wind smells of the Wear, sprays rain on the wall and growls with an insistent swither.
I believe that it used to swither around a bit, but at the time that I am writing of I think a gallon of whisky was several shillings cheaper in Scotland than it was in England.
The polls will swither all over the place as people look over the cliff edge and choose.
The generous serving produced a momentary swither as to whether this was going to be manageable, before she decided it was.
WHILE Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish swither over the wedding of the year, there is little doubt about the divorce of the year.
Eddie Cusick, Old Kilpatrick, said; "As the Rangers fans swither about whether to buy season tickets, why not reverse the process?
Scotland's record signing Flo, who continues to swither over a move to Sunderland, had to settle for a place on the bench but he was given a rousing reception by the large travelling support as he warmed up in front of them.
The study done by Susan Swithers, a leading professor of psychology and neuroscience, has stated that frequent consumption of sugar substitutes can put one at an increased risk of metabolic syndromes, type 2 diabetes, and even cardiovascular diseases.
Swithers SE, Laboy AF, Clark K, Cooper S, Davidson TL.
The problem may trace to the fact that diet drinks cause the brain to receive unreliable cues to a meal's calorie count, suggest animal experiments by behavioral neuroscientist Susan Swithers of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.