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Adjective
Irresolute and hesitant
“He spoke in faltering English.”
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Frail, sickly, or of a delicate constitution
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Unable to make decisions
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Uncomfortable or embarrassed
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Not clearly expressed or pronounced
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Describing a passage having this mark
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Lacking strength of character to follow one's own principles
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(of a sound or voice) Low in volume
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Becoming tired or less dynamic
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Feeling dizzy and close to losing consciousness
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Failing to convince or persuade
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Noun
The quality or state of being uncertain or hesitant
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The act of one who stammers
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A doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter of fact
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A defect in a person's speech, such as a lisp or stammer
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Present participle for to diminish in intensity or strength, especially gradually
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“He was afraid her spirit would falter, not only because he was duty bound to her, but because her soul was touched with a midsummer sky blue of grace.”
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Present participle for to speak hesitantly or haltingly
“His countenance changed, his speech began to falter, and it was with utmost difficulty that he could keep himself from fainting.”
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Present participle for to move or swing unsteadily
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“His expression didn't change, and his stride didn't falter as he walked right past her toward the bar.”
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Present participle for to fall over, typically from being clumsy or unsteady
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“She called to him from behind, startling him, and causing him to falter in his stance.”
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Present participle for to be indecisive or hesitant
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“We probably falter unless our choices instinctively prove inherent qualities, be they serious or flippant.”
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Present participle for to suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust
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Present participle for to move or progress slowly, failing to keep up with others
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Present participle for to weaken or lose strength, or to cause this
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Present participle for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
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Present participle for to fade gradually before stopping
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Present participle for to lose or be without hope
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Present participle for fail under pressure
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Present participle for to forget what one was going to say
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Present participle for to mumble or speak words inarticulately
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Present participle for to decline or deteriorate, especially gradually
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Present participle for to commit a mistake or error
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