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He had faltered in the lead, but Clooney has already played an invaluable supporting role in this campaign.

Following the collapse of the Roman Empire, all of Europe faltered as trade and commerce dried up.

And as marine life has disappeared, commercial fishing operations have faltered or failed.

But as the Lannisters have risen to new heights, the male members of the family have faltered.

Her spirit never faltered, but her body finally succumbed to the strain.

"That would be long and short division," said she; but her voice faltered in saying it.

"I just can't stand it for another minute, Bunny," she faltered, real tears coursing down her cheeks.

The sticks swung down, but somehow they faltered, for the drummer was shaking now.

And so he never seriously faltered in crushing down the rising love within him or trying to crush it out in her.

"I guess I'm not a very—good business manager," faltered the red-lipped voice with incongruous pathos.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faltered, such as: reel, flounder, hesitate, waver, wobble, and totter.

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