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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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A deliberate policy of obstructing something, especially a political process or body
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The action or state of not functioning
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Action of passing time in an unproductive manner
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A stoppage or sudden cessation of motion
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Present participle for stop or cause to stop making progress
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Present participle for gain or make time
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“Or is the Court simply stalling for time until a new chief justice is appointed?”
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Present participle for to cause to stop making progress, to hinder, to slow down, to delay or forestall
“Start making scenes in his shop and he'll stall you for months with references to far-away bureaucrats without whose say-so nothing can move.”
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Stopping short
“The engine stalled.”
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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 draw to a close
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for deliberately avoiding providing a clear answer or statement
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Present participle for struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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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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Present participle for to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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