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- v. Present participle of falter.
- n. hesitancy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hesitating; trembling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of pausing uncertainly
- adj. unsteady in speech or action
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You know that I love you -- that we have one of those supreme loves which come at rare times -- perhaps for the sake of what you call faltering faith.
"It's the best feeling of the last three (wins)," Armstrong said in faltering French.
I opened my lips to speak; she saw his name faltering on my tongue, and stopped me.
Their conversation could be described as faltering.
"Good woman," he said in faltering tones, striving to disguise his vice, "I know your son well.
"Good woman," he said in faltering tones, striving to disguise his voice, "I know your son well.
Reflecting on the campaign, Palin said there were "a variety of reasons" Republicans lost in November, namely the faltering economy, but she seemed to place most of the blame on the press.
In a county with so much of its tobacco and textile industries faltering, that is a huge amount.
All the blather in the media about the Clinton campaign "faltering" and Obama "surging" seems more an effort to create a horse race, and perk up consumer interest in the process.
Over the past year has China strengthened its economy and managed to rise from the ashes here but the United States is still kind of faltering?