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But Hollywood still is stalling when it was comes to LGBT representation in film.

Mustasim sent a deputation to Hulagu, stalling for time, but it was too late to surrender on favourable terms.

And the weather definitely played a role in stalling the main engine of the U.S. economy—the American consumer.

Republicans have been filibustering, slow-walking, and just plain stalling Obama political appointees for months.

Christie has appointed a task force to look at the issue of gun violence, but gun-control advocates say he is merely stalling.

As many an older actor has done before and since, Alfred endeavored to conceal his confusion by stalling.

If it is throttled down, then the course must be one of a steeper angle than B, or there will be danger of stalling.

You could throttle the engine down so it would Just keep you from stalling out and save gas that way.

Our little fanatic's stalling for time, hoping to stampede us while he finds another way.

"Well, let's quit stalling and go see what it's all about," he said.


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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stalling, such as: delay, suspension, blockage, cessation, check, and checking.

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