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falters

verb
present tense third-person singular of falter

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1 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • William Lloyd Garrison never once faltered in his demand that slavery be unconditionally abolished

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2 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side
  • the cut tree seemed to falter for a moment before crashing to the ground

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“Falters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/falters. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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