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halt

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1 a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in

  • negotiations are at a halt, with neither management nor the union budging on the issue of salary limits
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2 the stopping of a process or activity

  • gardening came to a halt during the week of solid rain
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halt

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2 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end

  • the private eye abruptly halted his surveillance of the building upon being spotted by his subject
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have done with, put the kibosh on

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3 to come to an end

  • all filming halted when the star of the movie quit in a huff
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bite the dust

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halt

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1 to walk while favoring one leg

  • even with her twisted ankle, she managed to halt along and complete her Walk for Peace
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2 to show uncertainty about the right course of action

  • she was often confused, halting between the responsibilities of her job and the demands of her home life
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