other words for standstill
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The train came to a standstill, the coupling between the wrecked and the unwrecked portions remaining intact.
But the boy was able to look after himself now, for the vehicle was almost at a standstill, and the motorman had it under control.
In such communities, however, the rural school need not be completely at a standstill.
New York almost came to a standstill as order and anarchy faced each other.
People on the grandstand heard the sweet childish cry of joy and saw Dollie a moment after come to a standstill.
Gradually the pace slackened, and at last with a rheumatic jerk backwards and forwards it came to a standstill.
Others again take their turn, always one at a time, so much so that the works are never at a standstill and never overcrowded.
Instantly the chieftain brought the pony to a standstill, and peered and listened with all the acuteness he possessed.
"Come on, Mysie," urged the girls, who had now come to a standstill with the finish of the song.
But they screamed once again as Greg sent out a tractor beam that seized and held, dragged the Interplanetarian to a standstill.
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