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What is another word for halting?

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Adjective
Hesitant or uncertain in nature or approach
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“The young man is anxious to be employed in this blessed work, and yet halting in his decision.”
Adjective
Unsteady or awkward in one's movements
“The stiffness and poor mobility that is characteristic of this disease often results in a halting gait that can lead to falls.”
Adjective
Not fluent or articulate
“Newly arrived in London from Germany, he explained in halting English that he was studying a map to do a tour of London town.”
Adjective
Meant to delay or put off
Noun
A break or discontinuance of an action
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Noun
State of being impervious, immune to, or blocking an external influence or harm
Noun
A speech disorder characterized by hesitant and interrupted flow of words
Noun
The action of inhibiting or putting an end to a process or progress
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Verb
Present participle for to come, or cause to come, to a standstill
“Smooth traffic flow was maintained by the officer's hand, which would halt traffic at the onramp, and then wave cars onto the highway.”
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Present participle for to come to a stop or end
“U.S. exports of meat and dairy products would halt abruptly and would not resume for at least six months.”
Verb
Present participle for to cause to come to a stop or end
“Citizens petitioned the county commissioners for a referendum to halt all further spending on the new metro line.”
Verb
Present participle for to avert or prevent the occurrence of
“It has also issued appeals to National Guard officials to halt any attempts at fraud or coercion.”
Verb
Present participle for to hesitate or show uncertainty
“Next time your curiosity calls, I encourage you to halt before answering.”
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