Synonyms of falter in English:

falter


See definition of falter

verb

1‘when war seemed imminent the government faltered’

SYNONYMS
hesitate, delay, drag one's feet, stall, think twice, get cold feet, change one's mind, waver, oscillate, fluctuate, vacillate, be undecided, be indecisive, be irresolute, see-saw, yo-yo
British haver, hum and haw
informal sit on the fence, dilly-dally, shilly-shally, pussyfoot around, blow hot and cold
rare tergiversate

2‘she faltered over his name’

SYNONYMS
stammer, stutter, stumble, speak haltingly, hesitate, pause, halt, splutter, flounder, blunder, fumble