Halting synonyms

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Tending to hesitate, wait, or proceed with caution or reservation.
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(Of a person) Not decisive; not marked by promptness or decision.
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(Slang) Failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant.
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Limping, lame, with crippled legs.
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Having enough spirit or enthusiasm; ready (for something)
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(Sports) To block an opponent
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To prevent the flow or passage of:
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To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
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To stop the movement or progress of:
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To remove the stem from.
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To waver is to sway back and forth, show doubt, or to become uncertain in your opinion or planned course of action.
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To put an end to; stop; cease
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To stop temporarily
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(Intransitive) To hold out, as in a race or contest; last or persevere to the end.
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(Intransitive) To support oneself on the feet in an erect position.
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To pause is defined as to stop for a brief period of time.
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To limp is defined as to walk with difficulty, often dragging at least one leg due to injury.
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Interrupt is defined as to stop or cause something to stop for a period of time.
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To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
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Hobble is defined as to limp. walk or speak in an awkward way, or to cause some other person or animal to have trouble moving forward or walking.
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(Slang) To marry:
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To stop because of indecision; pause or delay in acting, choosing, or deciding because of feeling unsure; waver
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To hamper is defined as to stop someone from doing something or stop something from progressing as it should.
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To foil is defined as to keep something from happening.
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(Ergative) To finish, terminate.
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To stop; end
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To desist is defined as to stop something.
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To put an end to; discontinue:
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(US) to halt, stop, eliminate, stamp out, or put down, often suddenly or by force
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Faze is defined as to disturb someone.
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(Intransitive) To drop to a temperature below zero degrees celsius, where water turns to ice.
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To put an end to; stifle; stamp out
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To refuse to allow; reject as untrue, invalid, or illegal
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To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute.
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To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
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To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
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To arrive at or attain the end of:
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Discomfit is defined as to cause someone to feel uneasy or embarrassed.
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To subdue is defined as to gain control over someone or something or to calm or quiet someone or something.
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To put an end to or destroy:
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To excel; go beyond in performance; surpass.
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To dig up or turn over with the snout
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To prevent; preclude:
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To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
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To crush; subdue; put an end to
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In the worst way: most badly, most ill.
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To counteract is to act in opposition to or against some force in order to neutralize the force.
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To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
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To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
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To contravene is to go against or contradict.
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To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
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To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
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To interfere with; hinder; impede
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(Mech.) To shorten and thicken (a red-hot iron) by beating on the end
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Dam is defined as to create a barrier to hold back liquid.
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To fatigue (a horse, etc.) by riding too long
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To frustrate, make go wrong.
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Vanquish is defined as to defeat or overcome.
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(Sports) To throw a ball or other object over and beyond (an intended target):
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Preclude is defined as to prevent something from happening or to prevent someone from doing something.
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To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
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Undermine is defined as to dig beneath, weaken or injure.
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To get in the way of; to hinder
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Barricade means to put up a barrier to shut something in or out.
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To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
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To end, limit, or restrain, as by intimidation or other action:
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To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
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To create a blockade against.
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To put an end to; destroy or cause to die out
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(Now Rare) To stop, hinder, or prevent
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(Law) To put a stop to (a suit or action), end (a nuisance), etc.; terminate
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To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
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To end, prohibit, or keep something from being known, heard, discussed, or seen.
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The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
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The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
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To dishearten or dispirit:
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To keep or confine within physical limits:
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To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way.
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(Intransitive) To employ delaying tactics
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To prevent or discourage from acting, as by means of fear or doubt:
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To stop, check, block.
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The definition of adjourn means to end something either temporarily or permanently or to postpone it to another time or place.
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To occur or interrupt periodically:
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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(Intransitive) To stay, remain, be situated.
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Wobble is defined as to move or cause to move in an unsteady way, to have your voice quiver, or to be unable to commit to a course of action.
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To be unable to choose between different courses of action or opinions; waver:
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Doubt, waver, be shocked
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Falter is defined as to move in an uncertain way or to hesitate in word or action.
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To do something nervously.
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(Archaic) To stop; end
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To stop, discontinue, or resign from
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To set in motion.
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To move forward steadily, as if against difficulties
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In or toward the future:
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To move forward against opposition
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(Intransitive) to resume
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The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
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To cause to start; set about; commence
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To hold back or keep in check; control:
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Prevent is defined as to stop something from happening.
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To stir the emotions:
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To decide is defined as to conclude, settle or make a choice.
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Not clearly predictable; uncertain; unsure
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Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
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Not easily excited or upset:
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Not hesitating; with no hesitation.
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Having a fine texture:
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Moving, proceeding or shaped smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
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Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
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Uncertain; subject to future change.
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Easily frightened; lacking self-confidence; shy; timorous
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Vacillating; wavering
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Inclined to waver; irresolute.
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Given to or exhibiting hesitation
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(Usually offensive) Having a less than fully functional limb, or injuries which prevent full mobility.
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(Archaic) Lame, limping.
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