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adverb as in hesitantly

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Slowly, still falteringly but inexorably, Jim Crow justice was disappearing in the South.

Ladies and gentlemen, he falteringly said, Signor Diotti left his hotel at seven oclock and was driven to the Academy.

"When you are away, I sometimes fear the Indians—or a snake—or—or something may harm you," said she, falteringly.

Then slowly, falteringly, her amazed eyes over her shoulder upon him, Maggie crossed and unlocked the door.

As the pair came thus falteringly into the center of the room, Sarah at last found her voice for an expression of sympathy.

She still walked the streets falteringly, seeking some place; but her heart was gone from the quest.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to falteringly, such as: shyly, and carefully.

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