verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of falter
OTHER WORDS FROM falter
Example sentences from the Web for falter
Slowly, still falteringly but inexorably, Jim Crow justice was disappearing in the South.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ladies and gentlemen, he falteringly said, Signor Diotti left his hotel at seven oclock and was driven to the Academy.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
"When you are away, I sometimes fear the Indians—or a snake—or—or something may harm you," said she, falteringly.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
Then slowly, falteringly, her amazed eyes over her shoulder upon him, Maggie crossed and unlocked the door.Children of the Whirlwind|Leroy Scott
As the pair came thus falteringly into the center of the room, Sarah at last found her voice for an expression of sympathy.
She still walked the streets falteringly, seeking some place; but her heart was gone from the quest.