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Word: stammer

Definition: speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions


Sentences Containing 'stammer'

I recovered force and energy enough to free myself from the hands of those who held me, while I managed to stammer forth`I did not do it!
Morcerf was so completely overwhelmed by this great and unexpected calamity that he could scarcely stammer a few words as he looked around on the assembly.
Seldom have I known any profound being that had anything to say to this world, unless forced to stammer out something by way of getting a living.

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