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hes·i·tant

(hez'ĭ-tant),
Term used to descibe the state of RNA polymerase when it is susceptible to pause, arrest, or termination signals.
See also: overdrive, antitermination.

hes·i·tant

(hez'i-tănt)
Term used to descibe the state of RNA polymerase when it is susceptible to pause, arrest, or termination signals.
See also: overdrive, antitermination
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Summary: State subsidies of fuel and some foodstuffs have been a cornerstone of domestic economic policies for decades, for which reason successive governments have usually hesitantly approached suggestions to partially lift them.
Although she hesitantly agreed, she also confessed that she did not know the right people and that it didn't seem hopeful.
As the bus monitor at times shed tears, studied the suburban scenery out the window, attempted to stare down her insulters, or talked hesitantly with them, the kids - seemingly led by a nice-looking but particularly foul-mouthed boy - kept the bullying going.
The guy hesitantly responded that he liked Green Room but didn't know about "that 666 business.
On Saturday morning, people began hesitantly leaving their homes, seeing the destruction left behind, including military and police vehicles burned by the gunmen, with the burned corpses of the drivers who died in their seats.
Wearing combat fatigues whilst talking quietly and hesitantly, he said "I prove to the Putin regime in Moscow that though we conduct these operations irregularly, I want to show this chauvinist nation, this chauvinist regime of Russia that we can carry out these operations where we want and when we want.
In the wake of the latest meeting between the members of the GCC union which took place in September, the bank chastised the six-country block for moving "forward only hesitantly with various policy initiatives".
for love they approach hesitantly out of the unending darkness
This was the Del Potro who had started so hesitantly against Murray in his first match.
4 JEKYLL and Hyde Boro hesitantly overcame their Wiltshire rivals at Hunts Copse to move into the top six of the Zamaretto Premier Division with a second half goal surge in which Chris Dillon bagged a brace.
By February 1986, when Cory Aquino hesitantly but effectively challenged his leadership, Marcos had been in power for 20 years.
While this sounds like the gnashing of sharpened teeth, the merging of the criminal and family arenas was greeted hesitantly.