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To become diverted:
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  1. To become diverted:
  2. To move in a certain direction with a swaying or unsteady motion:
  3. To move unsteadily back and forth:
To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
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  1. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To sway to and fro; waver; totter; stagger
1996, Janette Turner Hospital, Oyster, Virago Press, paperback edition, page 136
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  1. 1996, Janette Turner Hospital, Oyster, Virago Press, paperback edition, page 136
  2. (Intransitive) To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
  3. To speak or act in an awkward, confused manner, with hesitation and frequent mistakes
(Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
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  1. (Computer graphics) To render an approximation of (an image, etc.) by using dot patterns in similar colours to those that are unavailable on the system.
  2. To do something nervously.
  3. To be nervously excited or confused
To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
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  1. To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
  2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
  3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
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  1. To be reluctant; not be sure that one should
  2. To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
  3. To pause; stop momentarily
To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
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  1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
  2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
  3. To hesitate:
To procrastinate.
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  1. To procrastinate.
  2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
  3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
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  1. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
  2. To arrange in alternating or overlapping time periods:
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
To waver in mind; show indecision
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  1. To waver in mind; show indecision
  2. To change between one state and another; fluctuate:
  3. To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
To move unsteadily back and forth:
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  1. To move unsteadily back and forth:
  2. To become unsteady; begin to give way; falter
  3. To tremble or quaver in sound, as of the voice or a musical note.
To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
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  1. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
  2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
  3. To tremble or quaver:
To roll, pitch, or sway suddenly forward or to one side
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  1. To roll, pitch, or sway suddenly forward or to one side
  2. To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
  3. (Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
To go round and round in a whirling motion:
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  1. To go round and round in a whirling motion:
  2. To be thrown off balance or fall back:
  3. To feel dizzy:
To arrange (periods of activity, duties, etc.) so as to avoid crowding, provide for continuity of expertise, etc.
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  1. To arrange (periods of activity, duties, etc.) so as to avoid crowding, provide for continuity of expertise, etc.
  2. To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
To come by chance; happen
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  1. To come by chance; happen
  2. (Intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
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  1. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
  2. To move or sway unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
  3. To totter, wobble, waver, etc.
To be on the point of failure or collapse
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  1. To be on the point of failure or collapse
  2. To proceed with feeble, unsure steps
  3. To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To form (threads) into a fabric
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  1. To form (threads) into a fabric
  2. To interlace (threads, for example) into cloth.
  3. To construct by interlacing or interweaving strips or strands of material:
To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
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  1. To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
  2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
  3. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
Find another word for falter. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for falter, like: stammer, waver, vacillate, flounder, hesitate, stumble, dither, halt, hesitate, pause and shilly-shally.