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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of pausing uncertainly adj. - Unsteady in speech or action.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used without object) : Her courage did not falter at the prospect of hardship
  • Verb (used with object) : to falter an apology
  • I opened my lips to speak; she saw his name faltering on my tongue, and stopped me.
  • "It's the best feeling of the last three (wins)," Armstrong said in faltering French. for more
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