falter

All Verb Noun
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  • Info Falter is a weekly magazine published in Vienna, Austria.
  • However, she faltered during the final question round and finished in third place.
  • And yet should he falter because he cannot gain for them the results of time? Cited from Robert Browning, by Edward Dowden
  • I think she saw tears in some eyes, for her voice suddenly faltered. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • She knew that if she showed the least sign of faltering all would be lost. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • After which, the club then faltered slightly winning only four of its next eight games.
  • Several times his voice faltered, and he seemed about to break down. Cited from The Statesmen Snowbound, by Robert Fitzgerald
  • It faltered before she got half way through it, and nearly failed before she completed it. Cited from Gladys, the Reaper, by Anne Beale
  • Her walk faltered beside him, and it seemed as if she would stand still. Cited from By What Authority?, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • It was strange, but her voice never faltered after she got well begun. Cited from Lill's Travels in Santa Claus Land, by Towne, May and Farman
  • But now he had gone from her she found her faith faltering. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • The words would have set his blood on fire if she'd just faltered over them. Cited from The Real Adventure, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • You will stay here to-night, and you will not falter for a moment. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
  • He felt his friend's warm, firm hand upon his own as he faltered. Cited from Mrs. Red Pepper, by Grace S. Richmond
  • She again raised her eyes to mine, with a look that did not falter. Cited from Can Such Things Be?, Ambrose Bierce
  • She took a faltering step toward him, then covered her burning face with her hands. Cited from Nature's Serial Story, by E. P. Roe
  • The girl must have felt it, and her voice faltered a very little as she continued. Cited from A Pair of Patient Lovers, by William Dean Howells
  • She, however, did not turn to answer, neither did she falter in going. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 77, March, 1864, by Various
  • Her eyes never moved nor faltered from the dark into whose heart she gazed. Cited from The Golden Scarecrow, by Hugh Walpole
  • Neither horse nor man faltered, though failure would have been certain destruction to both. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • He started to falter late during the year and thus, his performance declined.
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Meaning of falter

  • verb Be unsure or weak
    Their enthusiasm is faltering
  • verb Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way