faltering
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faltering
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. entrecortado
"Mommy, I did something bad" said the boy with a faltering voice."Mami, hice algo mal" dijo el niño con voz entrecortada.
b. vacilante
Laura seemed like a good candidate, but the quality of her work has been faltering.Laura pareció ser buena candidata, pero la calidad de su trabajo ha sido vacilante.
c. quebrado
The little old lady took her grandson's hand and told him she loved him in a faltering voice.La viejita tomó la mano a su nieto y le dijo que lo amaba con voz quebrada.
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faltering [ˈfɔːltərɪŋ]
adjective
[+voice] entrecortado; quebrado; [+step] vacilante;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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