Falteringly
Faltering Fal"ter*ing, a. Hesitating; trembling. ``With faltering speech.'' --Milton. -- n. Falter; halting; hesitation. -- {Fal"ter*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • falteringly — See falterer. * * * …   Universalium

  • falteringly — adverb In a faltering manner …   Wiktionary

  • falteringly — adv. hesitatingly, waveringly; unsteadily, in an unstable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • falteringly — fal·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • falteringly — adverb in an unsteady manner he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑unsteadily, ↑uncertainly • Ant: ↑steadily (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • uncertainly — adverb 1. in an unsteady manner (Freq. 2) he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑unsteadily, ↑falteringly • Ant: ↑steadily ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • unsteadily — adverb in an unsteady manner (Freq. 3) he walked unsteadily toward the exit The wounded soldier was swinging unsteadily on his legs • Syn: ↑falteringly, ↑uncertainly • Ant: ↑steadily …   Useful english dictionary

  • falter — I. verb (faltered; faltering) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to walk unsteadily ; stumble b. to give way ; totter < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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