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Noun
A temporary stop in action or speech
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“She stopped pacing, her pause leaving her gazing out the window.”
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The quality or state of being uncertain or hesitant
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Pause
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The act of one who stammers
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Passivity
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A period or time free from engagement
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A doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter of fact
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A short sleep, especially during the day
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A problematic situation that is difficult or impossible to escape
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A gap or distance between two points or objects
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Verb
To briefly stop or interrupt an action
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“Her dark blue eyes made him pause a second longer.”
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To put an end to something
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To stop or cause to stop making progress
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To stop operating
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To relax or be at ease
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To move or act at a slow speed
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To refrain from taking action or changing one's mind
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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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Talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants
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