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a crashing halt

Definition of a crashing halt

chiefly US

  1. :  a complete and sudden end <When news of the scandal broke, her career came to a crashing halt.> <Construction of the tunnel was brought to a crashing halt when the funds ran out.>



Word by Word Definitions

crashingplay
  1. :  utter, absolute

    :  superlative

haltplay
  1. :  lame

  1. :  to walk or proceed lamely :  limp

    :  to stand in perplexity or doubt between alternate courses :  waver

    :  to display weakness or imperfection :  falter

  1. :  stop

  1. :  to cease marching or journeying

    :  discontinue, terminate

    :  to bring to a stop


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