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Adjective
Delay or delaying
Adjective
Causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
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Tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
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Intended to cause delay
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The action of pausing before saying or doing something
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The action or state of not functioning
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Aimless or unproductive activity
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A deliberate policy of obstructing something, especially a political process or body
Verb
Present participle for to stop or cause to stop making progress
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“Those scrutinizing the design may raise questions about potential problems that could stall the project.”
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Present participle for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
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“She stared at the note, desperate to stall for time so she could offer a comforting response to Julia.”
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Present participle for to hold or stave off an event or occurrence
“This committee is set up to prevent or stall for as long as possible the reaching of a decision.”
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Present participle for to stop operating or functioning
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“Wet spark plugs and cables short out, causing the engine to stall.”
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Present participle for to pause in indecision before doing something
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Present participle for to avoid providing a clear answer or statement
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Present participle for to spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to extend or draw out, typically a period or duration
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Present participle for to delay action until a particular time or event
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Present participle for to become inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for die
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Present participle for overfill
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