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"wait" just means that init is supposed to start everything in the runlevel and wait for it's termination. However, you should be able to put your NFS mounts into fstab and netfs will mount them in any runlevel it is configured for. (take a look at the output of "chkconfig --list netfs")
A better way to do what you want is to add you NFS mount to /etc/fstab. If you use the "bg" option (for background) the mount command will be backgrounded so that the boot can continue while the system waits for the NFS share to be mounted. This is useful if your NFS server is not responding when you boot the client (the client won't sit and wait for the mount to timeout).