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adjective as in remaining

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Example Sentences

“This is a great story,” Caro said, smiling widely and pausing the gather the details.

He paces the room, pausing for a few pregnant seconds to fully absorb his brother's brilliant plan.

“My brother was a good man,” he said, pausing as he choked up along with much of the mostly middle-aged and older audience.

“I guess I became a good idea to these directors,” he says, before pausing for a moment.

Them (pausing, with considerably more seriousness): We want to show the world that our country is about more than its politics.

"I wonder if she has ever tried to condense rudeness into an epigram," said Isabel viciously, pausing in her narrative.

He sat down and played it phrase by phrase, pausing between each measure, to let it "sing."

Pausing at the threshold before opening the door, the sonorous mumble sounding through the deal panels misled me.

"Nearer and nearer came the footsteps," read Luther, pausing at each word to make sure of it.

What use is it of to any body?except, said Mrs. Corney, pausing,except to a poor desolate creature like me.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pausing, such as: halting, resting, stopping, tarrying, and waiting.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.