verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Every one of those models began to falter within 30 years or so.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Both women now adamantly believe the negotiations will falter and their sons will serve out the rest of their terms.Palestinian Prisoners Are Released And No One Cares|Maysoon Zayid|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was still going strong as she turned 100 and his own health began to falter.Anthony Marshall Heads to Prison, Ending the Brooke Astor Affair|Michael Daly|June 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It says that if you falter, the powers that be will more likely see criminality than youthful indiscretion.After Trayvon, Reminding My Black Sons To Be Careful|Lynn Toler|April 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The more Palin and Tebow falter, the more rabid their supporters become.
The man who would face a cannon's mouth would falter before the face of a woman whom he could crumple with one hand.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Consummate liar and comedian, or true man and no pretender, his eyes did not falter.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
He shivers a little, but does not falter, and continues to walk with erect head and chest thrown out.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
He is grim and gruff; his voice is deep, and he has rough words for those who falter in duty; but he has a tender heart.
Some roll to the bottom of the hill, the lamp of life extinguished forever; but their surviving comrades do not falter.