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falter

US [ˈfɔltər]
UK [ˈfɔːltə(r)]
  • v.蹒跚;畏缩;衰弱;衰退
  • n.结巴;踌躇;不稳;摇晃
  • Web支吾;结巴说;动摇
Simple Present:falters  Present Participle:faltering  Past Tense:faltered  
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v.
1.
[i]
衰弱;衰退;衰落to become weaker or less effective
The economy shows no signs of faltering.
经济没有衰退的迹象。
Her courage never faltered.
她从未气馁过。
2.
[i][t]
(+ speech)
(嗓音)颤抖;结巴地说;支吾其词to speak in a way that shows that you are not confident
His voice faltered as he began his speech.
他开始演讲时说话结结巴巴。
3.
[i]
蹒跚;摇晃;犹豫;畏缩to walk or behave in a way that shows that you are not confident
She walked up to the platform without faltering.
她健步走上了讲台。
He never faltered in his commitment to the party.
他对党始终忠贞不渝。

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