stammer


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Synonyms for stammer

stutter

Synonyms

speech impediment

Synonyms for stammer

to introduce involuntary repetitions and pauses into one's speech

Synonyms

a speech impediment marked by involuntary repetitions and pauses

Synonyms for stammer

a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

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The only pecu- liarity I perceived in her was a slight hesitation in her utterance, a sort of preliminary stammer which passes away with the first word.
I began to stammer feebly that I hoped she hadn't thought--But again she stopped me, and her words were so unexpected that they quite drove Cynthia, and her troubles, out of my mind.
He began to stammer, and would, in all probability, have raised her suspicions by the answer he was going to give, when, at once, the door opened, and in came Lady Bellaston.
Then you would manage to stammer forth the confession that you were neither a doctor nor a dentist.
Let thy virtue be too high for the familiarity of names, and if thou must speak of it, be not ashamed to stammer about it.
When the time comes for Veneering to deliver a neat and appropriate stammer to the men of Pocket-Breaches, only Podsnap and Twemlow accompany him by railway to that sequestered spot.
Miss Dearborn commonly went home with a headache, and never left her bed during the rest of the afternoon or evening; and the casual female parent who attended the exercises sat on a front bench with beads of cold sweat on her forehead, listening to the all-too-familiar halts and stammers.
And then they ask him why he blushes, and why he stammers, and why he always speaks in an almost inaudible tone, as if they thought he did it on purpose.
The girl of twelve is self-contained and as cool as the proverbial cucumber, while her brother of twenty stammers and stutters by her side.
Now Action for Stammering Children wants to ensure every child with a stammer can see a speech and language therapist.
It is about controlling the stammer instead of letting it control you.
Musharaf Asghar, better known as Mushy P, will star tonight in Stammer School: Musharaf Finds His Voice, alongside a group of youths who suffer from speech impediments.
STAMMER SCHOOL: MUSHARAF FINDS HIS VOICE Channel 4, 9pm Last year, Musharaf Asghar found a place in the heart of the nation thanks to the series Educating Yorkshire, as millions tuned in to watch the lad learn methods to overcome his often crippling stutter.