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pause

verb

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to come to a temporary halt in one's activity
  • he paused for a moment to regain his composure

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pause

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pause (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of pause was in the 15th century

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“Pause.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pause. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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