Dubitate \Du"bi*tate\, v. i. [L. dubitatus, p. p. of dubitare. See {Doubt}.] To doubt. [R.] [1913 Webster]

If he . . . were to loiter dubitating, and not come. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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