swither

[swith-er]

Origin of swither

1495–1505; origin uncertain; compare Old English geswithrian to retire, dwindle, fail
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swither

verb (intr)
  1. to hesitate; vacillate; be perplexed
noun
  1. hesitation; perplexity; agitation

Word Origin for swither

C16: of unknown origin
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