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suspense

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a state of temporary inactivity
  • the lawsuit is in suspense until the court makes a decision concerning a related lawsuit

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

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“Suspense.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suspense. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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