How to use dead stop in a sentence

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The helmsman fired the aft thrusters again, moving the Columbia from a dead stop to full acceleration.
You won't see his receivers running a lot of curls, running to the sideline or catching the ball from a dead stop.
She thought her little five-year-old heartbeat came to a dead stop in the silence.
Instead, they gradually fell into a sullen silence, their noisemakers clacked to a dead stop, and the truculent trumpet blasts were shushed.
I ram in the clutch, come to almost a dead stop, and slip the stick up to first gear.
You begin at a dead stop, cop cars piled up maybe eleven inches off your rear bumper waiting patiently for you to step on it and try to make a getaway.
Failing to turn at the bottom of a 300-metre downhill straight, the Nova hit a rock-faced banking at about 55 mph, bringing the car to a dead stop.
Examples from Classical Literature
Here the soliloquist came to a dead stop, and, leaning out of the window, contemplated the high road.
About sixty miles north of Etah, we came to a dead stop in the ice pack off Victoria Head.
And although my sister instantly boxed my ears, it was highly gratifying to me to see that the answer spoilt his joke, and brought him to a dead stop.
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