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Another word for falter

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Verb
  1. To be irresolute in acting or doing

      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:
      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.
      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:
      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.
      1. To procrastinate.
      2. To spend time on insignificant things; dawdle.
      3. To be unable to come to a decision; vacillate.
      1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily:
      2. To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
      3. To hesitate:
      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
      1. To be uncertain; waver; hesitate
      2. To come or bring to a halt; stop, esp. temporarily
      3. (Intransitive) To stop marching.
      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
    See also:

    decide

  2. To walk unsteadily

      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
      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:
      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
      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.
      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.
      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.
      1. To go round and round in a whirling motion:
      2. To be thrown off balance or fall back:
      3. To feel dizzy:
      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
    See also:

    move

Another word for falter

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