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What is another word for stalling?

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Adjective
Delay or delaying
Adjective
Causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
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Adjective
Tentative, unsure, or slow in acting or speaking
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Intended to cause delay
Noun
The inability to decide on a course of action, especially if two or more possibilities exist
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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 hinder or impede the progress or movement of
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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 bring to a halt or stop
“We joined the traffic in the Easter Parade and managed to stall the car in front of the news cameras stationed across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral.”
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Present participle for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
“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
“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 speak ambiguously, unclearly or doubtfully, especially with intent to deceive
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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 move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to cause to come to a stop or end
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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 be, or become, inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for to delay action until a particular time or event
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Present participle for die
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Present participle for overfill
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