The two men, Sherburne falteringly, stepped down and moved to the open plain.
They could speak of nothing but that; and yet of that they could speak only falteringly.
Only the great duty I owe your Highness could ever make me say, replied Cecil, falteringly.
How falteringly, and with what pathos she used this grand old word now!
Now she only said, falteringly, and looking down, "I—I hoped you would come."
"I can not tell you that, Miss Rogers," answered Bernardine, falteringly.
"I was goin't' ask you—her—what to do about—about something," she said, falteringly.
"It was because the police believe that Hazel was—was in love with you, Phil," she falteringly said.
"You speak to me like a lady—like a good woman," she said, falteringly.
"You are cruel, you are unjust," said Dalibard, falteringly.
mid-14c., of unknown origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse faltrask "be burdened, hesitate, be troubled"), or a frequentative of Middle English falden "to fold," influenced by fault. Related: Faltered; faltering.