Thesaurus / 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 Ideals in Rural SchoolsGeorge Herbert Betts

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.

A Little Florida LadyDorothy C. Paine

Gradually the pace slackened, and at last with a rheumatic jerk backwards and forwards it came to a standstill.

A Modern MercenaryKate Prichard and Hesketh Vernon Hesketh-Prichard

Others again take their turn, always one at a time, so much so that the works are never at a standstill and never overcrowded.

The Life of the FlyJ. Henri Fabre

Instantly the chieftain brought the pony to a standstill, and peered and listened with all the acuteness he possessed.

The Story of Red FeatherEdward S. (Edward Sylvester) Ellis

"Come on, Mysie," urged the girls, who had now come to a standstill with the finish of the song.

The UnderworldJames C. Welsh

But they screamed once again as Greg sent out a tractor beam that seized and held, dragged the Interplanetarian to a standstill.

EmpireClifford Donald Simak

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