English version

faltering

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfalteringfal‧ter‧ing /ˈfɔːltərɪŋ $ ˈfɒːl-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 NERVOUSnervous and uncertain or unsteady 🔊 a baby’s first faltering steps2 becoming less effective or successful 🔊 the faltering Mideast peace talksfalteringly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
falteringHis faltering authority was demonstrated in December when an extensive Cabinet reshuffle was forced upon him by factional leaders.Jack drove the car as near as he could towards the station building and switched off the faltering engine.A sound company in a faltering market may not be worth the price.This, and faltering output, has meant a rise in unit costs.The third section looks at the faltering progress towards integrated services.With faltering steps, the old lady left the office.These soldiers dogged our faltering steps.Blood being thicker than water, he repeated, word for faltering word, everything his brother Henry had stated.
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