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The AMOC has captured the popular imagination because of its depiction in the lurid sci-fi film “The Day After Tomorrow,” in which various disastrous events occur after a sudden halting of the current.
SCIENTISTS SEE STRONGER EVIDENCE OF SLOWING ATLANTIC OCEAN CIRCULATION, AN ‘ACHILLES’ HEEL’ OF THE CLIMATECHRIS MOONEY, ANDREW FREEDMANFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Halting his squad, Lawrence dismounted, and taking Harry, they carefully made their way to the brow of a hill which lay in front.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Mr. Middleton, with shaking limbs and halting footsteps, assisted his wife to her room.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Beneath this melodrama, the circumstances are recounted at great length, and some halting verses conclude the mournful narration.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Varney was on his way to the house before the footman had finished his halting explanation.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Some leap to the strains with unapt foot, and make a halting figure in the universal dance.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
After the Dragon Maid was won,—well then,—this halting insect man need not trouble them.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The change in the rosy-cheeked boy was startling: pale and hollow-eyed, he walked with a weak, halting step.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
They came slowly and furtively, moving a step or two at a time, then halting and peering, prepared to run.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON
The sun had almost entirely disappeared on the horizon at the moment when the caravans reached the halting ground.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HALTING

  • block
  • ceasing
  • check
  • closing
  • delay
  • desisting
  • deterring
  • discontinuance
  • end
  • ending
  • finish
  • halt
  • halting
  • hesitation
  • holding
  • pause
  • remaining
  • suspension
  • wait
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