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synonyms for stalling

  • delay
  • suspension
  • blockage
  • cessation
  • check
  • checking
  • end
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • inhibition
  • interruption
  • obstruction
  • prevention
  • restraining
  • restraint
  • stay
  • staying
  • stoppage
  • suppression

antonyms for stalling

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • continuation
  • freedom
  • go
  • help
  • liberation
  • promotion
  • start
  • activation
  • encouragement
  • letting go
  • release
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How to use stalling in a sentence

As many an older actor has done before and since, Alfred endeavored to conceal his confusion by stalling.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
If it is throttled down, then the course must be one of a steeper angle than B, or there will be danger of stalling.
THE AEROPLANE SPEAKSH. BARBER
You could throttle the engine down so it would Just keep you from stalling out and save gas that way.
THE BIOGRAPHY OF A RABBITROY BENSON
Our little fanatic's stalling for time, hoping to stampede us while he finds another way.
EXPLOITER'S ENDJAMES CAUSEY
"Well, let's quit stalling and go see what it's all about," he said.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE R.A.FR. SIDNEY BOWEN
Do you think he really has a new theory, or is he just stalling for time?
THE VANISHING OF BETTY VARIANCAROLYN WELLS
The kye were milked on the edge of the wood to give the horses stalling-room in their places.
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT
He smiled; she realized that he needed time to think, and she was stalling to provide it.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
The Captain was stalling them along, apparently, keeping everything under cover as long as possible.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The open defense should be played as follows: Guards play to the center, low, hard and stalling, not knifing through.
THE FORWARD PASS IN FOOTBALLELMER BERRY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STALLING

  • blockage
  • cessation
  • check
  • checking
  • delay
  • end
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • inhibition
  • interruption
  • obstruction
  • prevention
  • restraining
  • restraint
  • stalling
  • stay
  • staying
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • suspension
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.