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Every one of those models began to falter within 30 years or so.

Both women now adamantly believe the negotiations will falter and their sons will serve out the rest of their terms.

She was still going strong as she turned 100 and his own health began to falter.

It says that if you falter, the powers that be will more likely see criminality than youthful indiscretion.

The more Palin and Tebow falter, the more rabid their supporters become.

The man who would face a cannon's mouth would falter before the face of a woman whom he could crumple with one hand.

Consummate liar and comedian, or true man and no pretender, his eyes did not falter.

He shivers a little, but does not falter, and continues to walk with erect head and chest thrown out.

He is grim and gruff; his voice is deep, and he has rough words for those who falter in duty; but he has a tender heart.

Some roll to the bottom of the hill, the lamp of life extinguished forever; but their surviving comrades do not falter.


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On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to falter, such as: flounder, hesitate, reel, waver, wobble, and bobble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.