HALTING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of halting
a. hesitant; faltering; imperfect or defective
Novice extemporaneous speakers often talk in a halting fashion as they grope for the right words.
Sentence in Classic:
Often when I thought of this I could make no answer or only a very foolish and halting one upon which he used to smile and nod his head twice or thrice.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The symptoms of disorder that Pierre had noticed at their first halting place after leaving Moscow had now reached the utmost limit.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They were silent, then they spoke slowly, and their words were halting, like the words of a child learning to speak for the first time:.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
Claypole went on, without halting, until he arrived at the Angel at Islington, where he wisely judged, from the crowd of passengers and numbers of vehicles, that London began in earnest.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Five miles ahead of the retreating army went the refugees, halting at Resaca, at Calhoun, at Kingston, hoping at each stop to hear that the Yankees had been driven back so they could return to their homes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
But by her still halting course and winding, woeful way, you plainly saw that this ship that so wept with spray, still remained without comfort.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
To do things musingly, and by small degrees, seemed, indeed, to be a duty in the Egdon valleys at this transitional hour, for there was that in the condition of the heath itself which resembled protracted and halting dubiousness.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Again the scout and his companions made the circuit of the halting place, each slowly following the other, until they assembled in the center once more, no wiser than when they started.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He made no reply to this adjuration; only plodding doggedly down the wooden steps, and halting, before an apartment which, from that halt and the superior quality of its furniture, I conjectured to be the best one.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context