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Adjective
Hesitant or uncertain
“Some of the players have also been deeply unhappy about the media coverage of last Sunday's halting 36-11 victory over Japan in Townsville.”
Adjective
Slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence
Adjective
Irresolute and hesitant
Adjective
Meant to delay or put off
Noun
A break or discontinuance of an action
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Noun
The act of one who stammers
Noun
The action of inhibiting a process
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Noun
Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
Noun
The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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Verb
Present participle for to come, or cause to come, to a standstill
“Smooth traffic flow was maintained by the officer's hand, which would halt traffic at the onramp, and then wave cars onto the highway.”
Verb
Present participle for to come to a stop or end
“U.S. exports of meat and dairy products would halt abruptly and would not resume for at least six months.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to come to a stop or end
“Citizens petitioned the county commissioners for a referendum to halt all further spending on the new metro line.”
Verb
Present participle for to avert or prevent the occurrence of
“It has also issued appeals to National Guard officials to halt any attempts at fraud or coercion.”
Verb
Present participle for to hesitate or show uncertainty
“Next time your curiosity calls, I encourage you to halt before answering.”
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