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- In a halting or limping manner; full of pauses or hesitation.
- He spoke haltingly of his battle with cancer and its affect on his family.
- I just learned how to read Korean this summer and am still new to the language, so I still read and pronounce the words haltingly when I try to read a sentence in Korean. I take over a minute, whereas one with an excellent command of the Korean language would take 12.5 seconds.