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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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The act of something that stops
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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 doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter of fact
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A short sleep, especially during the day
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Verb
Interrupt action or speech briefly
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“Her dark blue eyes made him pause a second longer.”
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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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Prevent activity from going on
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To slow the growth or progress of, or to keep under control
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