The two men, Sherburne falteringly, stepped down and moved to the open plain.
How falteringly, and with what pathos she used this grand old word now!
Only the great duty I owe your Highness could ever make me say, replied Cecil, falteringly.
"I can not tell you that, Miss Rogers," answered Bernardine, falteringly.
Now she only said, falteringly, and looking down, "I—I hoped you would come."
"It was because the police believe that Hazel was—was in love with you, Phil," she falteringly said.
"I was goin't' ask you—her—what to do about—about something," she said, falteringly.
They could speak of nothing but that; and yet of that they could speak only falteringly.
"You speak to me like a lady—like a good woman," she said, falteringly.
"You are cruel, you are unjust," said Dalibard, falteringly.
mid-14c., of unknown origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse faltrask "be burdened, hesitate, be troubled"), or a frequentative of Middle English falden "to fold," influenced by fault. Related: Faltered; faltering.