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Falter

Fal´ter
v. t.1.To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse or sift, as barley.
v. i.1.To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters.
[imp. & p. p. Faltered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Faltering.]
2.To tremble; to totter; to be unsteady.
3.To hesitate in purpose or action.
4.To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; - said of the mind or of thought.
v. t.1.To utter with hesitation, or in a broken, trembling, or weak manner.
Mde me most happy, faltering "I am thine."
- Tennyson.
n.1.Hesitation; trembling; feebleness; an uncertain or broken sound; as, a slight falter in her voice.
The falter of an idle shepherd's pipe.
- Lowell.
Noun1.falter - the act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech"
Verb1.falter - be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering"
Synonyms: waver
2.falter - move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
Synonyms: waver
3.falter - walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
Synonyms: stumble, bumble
4.falter - speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
Synonyms: stammer, stutter, bumble
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