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Present participle for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
“Her dark blue eyes made him pause a second longer.”
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Present participle for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Present participle for to put an end to something
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Present participle for to stop or cause to stop making progress
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Present participle for to stop proceedings, typically in relation to arduous activity
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to refrain from taking action or changing one's mind
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Present participle for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
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(of an event, action, or process) Present participle for to come to an end or cease to occur
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Present participle for to remain in a specified state or position
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Present participle for talk with continued involuntary repetition of sounds, especially initial consonants
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The action of pausing before saying or doing something
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“Robin laughs non-stop day and night, pausing only for meals and medication breaks.”
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