falters just at the moments when the clock should be ticking most loudly.
Where the control falters slightly is weapon response.
falters at times, there are no flat pages: her early training made her incapable of dullness.
falters for lack of reinforcements and the Dauphin withdraws his army, leaving Pandulph to arrange terms for peace.
He looks down, and for a split second the on-stage persona falters while he changes a mental gear.