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adjective as in at a halt

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Because they stopped and I thought, “OK, that makes sense,” and then all of a sudden I saw another issue!

His wife passed away and they had kids, and he wanted to focus on being a dad so he just stopped to raise his kids.

In the wake of this turmoil, the New York Post reported that the police had stopped policing.

He stopped at one point to ask someone directions to a particular housing development.

My younger, straighter-than-an-arrow son was stopped and arrested in two separate jurisdictions a few years ago.

A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.

Suddenly she stopped laughing, and said in a low voice, "You don't happen to have a beefsteak about you, do you?"

The song stopped abruptly, the music died away, there was an interval of silence no one broke.

She stopped, and turned to face him, an incredible shyness seeming to cause her to avoid his gaze.

And Tom, aware that he winced, was also aware that something in his life congealed and stopped its normal flow.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stopped, such as: blocked, interrupted, cancelled, cut short, and gridlocked.

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