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noun as in stammer

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He was stammering as he attempted to explain who his character was, why he was wearing a dress, and walking in heels.

But Russell says that in the case of the stammering Solicitor General, video might actually have helped.

It came from the deeps of him—a few stammering words, simple, almost childish, yet exquisite as music.

She beheld an unknown Jenkins, wild-looking, stammering with a besotted laugh and outraging hands.

What abstruse revelations arise, stammering, and are obscure from their very mass, as a hesitating speech.

Mahmud, still stammering crude translation of the witch-womans imprecations, crawled to Briggss feet.

He had only his empty, swollen hands and a wild, eager, stammering story of what he expected to do.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stammering, such as: faltering, halting, lurch, pause, splutter, and sputtering.

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