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fal•ter



Pronunciation: (fôl'tur), [key]
v.i.
1. to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc.; give way: Her courage did not falter at the prospect of hardship.
2. to speak hesitatingly or brokenly.
3. to move unsteadily; stumble.

v.t.
to utter hesitatingly or brokenly: to falter an apology.

n.
1. the act of faltering; an unsteadiness of gait, voice, action, etc.
2. a faltering sound.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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