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n.1.One who commits a fault.
Behold the faulter here in sight.
- Fairfax.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The voice of the latter began instantly to faulter; and, instead of finishing his speech, he sunk down into a chair, crying, "It is so, I am convinced it is so!"
If the top management faulter, it reflects on the morale of the employees.
Notably, as she reflects on her conduct, she finds that 'she was the more satisfied with herself, because she had never, for an instant, forgotten her own dignity so far, as to degenerate into the vehemence of passion, or to faulter with the weakness of fear (85, my italics).
Chelsea will be desperate for all three points tonight as they aim to keep the pressure on Manchester United and Liverpool in the hope that they may faulter in their quest for the Premiership crown.
Not only will this fanatic destroy evidence that faults his findings; he'll even kill the faulter. An English archaeologist who questions his theories about the Trojans' bloodlines wakes up one night surrounded by flames.
A faint blush crossed her cheek, her spirits seemed to faulter, and she was unwilling to withdraw her eyes from Ellena'.
But if Crigglestone do faulter at the final few hurdles, Moldgreen could look back at this contest as being the defining moment.
Not so for the fourth qualifier, Christian Selkirk who rode his own Craig, a 15.2hh tri-coloured gelding, to finish as the fastest four- faulter.
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/ He faulters, and his words are all vnsteady, / Poore fellow looks as he were hang'd already." (58) These are not just pugilistic metaphors for rhetorical effect; if Taylor and Fennor often depict an opponent close enough to strike, it is because they really want to strike them, their malice so unrestrained that verbal intimidation becomes ambiguously physical.
One more down and Al Duhaimi was out of medal contention finishing the round on a 12-point penalty, as at this stage five riders had clear rounds ahead of him a and there was a slew of one and four faulters.
While gasp by gasp he faulters forth his soul, Ours with one pang--one bound--escapes controul.