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short break

noun as in time-out

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In the interim, Herring took a short break from the band to dabble in his side-project—rapping under the moniker Hemlock Ernst.

Tear gas wafted down the street behind him as he moved to a side road for a short break.

Her publicist said the actress was “out of town taking a short break.”

After a short break for a religious holiday, the death committee began to kill the left-wingers.

It is very pleasant during a short break in the rains to visit a jhil late in the afternoon, especially if a breeze be blowing.

He took a short break, ate hurriedly, and resumed the search.

On my road through France I shall make a short break at Poitiers.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short break, such as: breather, letup, lull, break, halt, and interlude.

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