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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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It would be no surprise if Laois turned them over but I'll hesitantly go for Kildare.
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Hesitantly, James opened the dressing room door - and his chin made an audibly noise as it hit the tiled floor.
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After starting hesitantly, Northridge controlled every aspect of the game.
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