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Noun
The ending of an activity
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“The Spartans were also of the opinion that the fortifications of Athens would threaten their dominant position in Greece, so they demanded a halt to the building of the walls around Athens.”
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The act of precluding
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A checking or restraining element
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A sudden failure of an institution or undertaking
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A place on a railway line where trains regularly stop so that passengers can get on or off
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A motionless state
Verb
To come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
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axUS
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“Smooth traffic flow was maintained by the officer's hand, which would halt traffic at the onramp, and then wave cars onto the highway.”
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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To prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
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To stop operating
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To cause to be ineffective or immobilized
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To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
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Walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury
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To immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
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To try to prevent by action or argument
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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Shut something off
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To remain in a specified state or position
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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To move or act at a slow speed
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Interjection
Horse command
Adjective
Unable to walk properly
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“He crowed, bringing the dun, Kai, to a skidding halt just feet away from her.”
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