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synonyms for standstill

  • dead end
  • deadlock
  • impasse
  • stalemate
  • arrest
  • cessation
  • check
  • checkmate
  • corner
  • delay
  • gridlock
  • halt
  • hole
  • inaction
  • pause
  • standoff
  • wait
  • dead stop
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antonyms for standstill

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  • agreement
  • breakthrough
  • continuation
  • start
  • advance
  • progress
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How to use standstill in a sentence

Since travel is at a standstill, my set helps me look forward to future adventures, whenever they may come.
THESE EXTREMELY BRITISH PREP BOWLS HELPED ME STOP PANIC-COOKINGERICA SWEENEYDECEMBER 18, 2020EATER
At a time when travel has been at a standstill, these thoughtful presents bring the world to you.
36 AWESOME GIFTS FOR ADVENTURE TRAVELERSMARY TURNER AND ERIN RILEYDECEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Marty Lenss, director of Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, began working on the plan in the spring, when the spread of the virus and lockdown orders brought air travel to a near standstill.
AN IOWA AIRPORT HAS A PLAN TO SCREEN PASSENGERS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. IT’S BEING HELD UP BY THE FAA.IAN DUNCANNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As covid-19 brought travel and commerce to a standstill, air pollution cleared significantly enough to boost the performance of solar panels.
COVID-19’S SUNNY SIDETATE RYAN-MOSLEYOCTOBER 20, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Currently, talks for a new coronavirus stimulus bill are at a standstill.
ONE MOTORCYCLE RALLY MAY HAVE TRIGGERED COVID-19′S NEW MIDWEST SURGERACHAEL ZISKOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
To push the big 777x forward from a standstill into the air, Boeing needs two big engines that can create literally tons of thrust.
THE WORLD’S BIGGEST JET ENGINE, EXPLAINEDROB VERGEROCTOBER 14, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Buy nowSome sunglasses look fast even at a standstill, but that might not always be the look you’re going for.
NEW GRAVEL BIKE ACCESSORIES FOR A SMOOTHER RIDEJOSH PATTERSONSEPTEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Many came to a standstill, many went on pause and a wide range of B2B events went dark.
B2B EVENTS WERE BROKEN BEFORE THE PANDEMIC, THEIR ONLINE REINVENTION IS CREATING POSITIVE CHANGEHUBSPOTSEPTEMBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
I don’t think a year ago we would have been thinking about a global pandemic that would have impacted the entire world and brought the world economy to a standstill.
A REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN WHO MIGHT NOT VOTE FOR TRUMPGALEN DRUKEJULY 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The city and commercial suburb of Binondo wore their usual aspect, although trade was almost at a standstill.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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