What is another word for holding off?

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Present participle for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Present participle for keep at bay
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Not happening
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Keeping from doing something
“The group agrees to hold off on any real decisions until replacements are hired.”
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Present participle for delay
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Playing the waiting game
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Present participle for to cease to perform a specified action
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Present participle for to close or block an opening
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Present participle for to take preventative measures
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Present participle for to hold (something) out
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Present participle for to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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Present participle for to extend or make longer
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Present participle for to struggle or fight back when attacked
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Present participle for to stall or put off through evasion
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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The action of driving back an attack or of being driven back
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Avoiding or shunning
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