Synonyms for Falter:
n.temporize, sit on, play for time, put off, procrastinate, hold off, wait around. flash, crumple, furrow, crease, gleam, move, reel, express, creep, clear, cross, teeter, lurch. hold your tongue, dry up, bite your tongue/lip, clam up, turn over to, fall silent, keep your mouth shut, hush, shut up. not be getting/going anywhere, lag, tread water, fall behind, be getting/going nowhere fast, be no further forward, be/get bogged down, stall, lose out. •act (noun)
waver, faltering, hesitation.
hesitation, stumble, waver, stammer, faltering, bumble, stutter.
bust, flounder, fall, blunder, flop, stumble, fail, collapse, flunk, lose.
cower, wince, flinch, blink.
halt, wait, shrink, recoil, delay, balk, pause, hesitate.
limp, totter, stagger, hobble.
•stumble, stutter (verb)
wobble, stammer, hesitate, flounder, teeter, waver, totter, halt, stagger, reel, lurch.
turn over to, toddle, lose out. dry up, hush, reel, crumple, Shilly-shally, teeter. fall behind, wobble, lurch, creep. gleam, shut up. crease, furrow. express. stall. cross. flash. clear. •hesitate