faltering


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Synonyms for faltering

Synonyms for faltering

the act of pausing uncertainly

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unsteady in speech or action

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Thither, I trust, my own children have gone before me, for I also have been a mother; I am no longer so," she added, in a faltering tone, "and your son will have all my care.
His slow and faltering steps, however, had borne him but a little way before Malvin's voice recalled him.
The door of the ladies' apartment was closed; which seemed an intimation that my faltering friend had gone to bed, tired of waiting for me.
The indistinctness mocked him even while he stared, affected him as somehow shrouding or challenging certitude, so that after faltering an instant on his step he let himself go with the sense that here WAS at last something to meet, to touch, to take, to know - something all unnatural and dreadful, but to advance upon which was the condition for him either of liberation or of supreme defeat.
Strengthened by this vision and stimulated by the fact of Wade's increasing weakness, they had sold their few possessions, except the simplest necessities for camping, had made a canvas cover for their wagon, stocked up with smoked meat, corn meal and coffee, tied old Brindle behind, fastened a coop of chickens against the wagon-box and, without faltering, had made the long pilgrimage.
The bent head, the averted eye, the faltering voice, the wincing figure-- these, and not the unshrinking gaze and frank reply, are the true signals of passion.
I never saw such faltering, such confusion, such amazement and apprehension.
So a great soldier might have sat, following out the progress of his armies in different countries, listening to the roar of their guns, watching their advance, their faltering, their success and their failures.
El-Zayat said, in a statement on Monday, that it necessary to launch the tourism investment fund, which saves faltering projects.
Man City v West Brom Tomorrow, 8pm MANCHESTER CITY boss Manuel Pellegrini is reluctant to use injuries as an excuse with regard to his side's faltering Premier League title challenge.
Summary: India's economic growth fell to its slowest pace in a decade for the latest fiscal year, faltering amid government failures to act on planned reforms to encourage investment and improve industry performance.
Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah said that there are 30 Saudi investment projects faltering in Egypt, worth SR 5 billion.
County Limerick trainer Eric had a red-letter-day when saddling Faltering Fullback and Questions Answered to a one-two in the Kerry National, only a few days after his son had ridden out his claim on Angela's Dream for Ger Lyons in a nursery at Down Royal.
Alsheikh said the ministry issued new tenders for 233 faltering projects and took action against 397 contractors for delaying projects.
Kamal El Ganzouri, Prime Minister has launched a new package of measures to assist life for inhabitants and to set free faltering production abilities.