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halt is a synonym of stop

verb [ hawlt ]

halt is another word for stop

Stop and halt both mean to cease movement or progress. Halt is the best verb to express a temporary stop in the middle of something, usually caused by a command (Halt! Who goes there?). Stop is a more general word.

Halt can be used to express a sudden stop, often one that, while temporary, is still lengthy (Traffic halted at the intersection).

Halt is usually used of progress, more often but not always physical. Stop can be used for anything coming to an end (I stopped looking at my phone).

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sincerity is a synonym of integrity

noun [ sin-ser-i-tee ]

sincerity is another word for integrity

Integrity is the best word for when someone has unshakeable moral principles (He showed academic integrity).

Sincerity is the best word to refer to being sincere or truthful, and not being deceitful or manipulative (Sincerity is sometimes lacking in politics).

✅ Both integrity and sincerity can be used to describe a character trait, but sincerity is most often used to describe how someone talks or acts (She spoke with sincerity).

Integrity often implies that the person described has some kind of power or influence (The mayor is a woman of integrity). Sincerity doesn’t carry the same implications (My friend’s sincerity was clear).

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consequently is a synonym of therefore

adverb [ kon-si-kwent-lee, -kwuhnt- ]

consequently is another word for therefore

Therefore is the best word to say that something is happening because of a given reason (It’s delicious, therefore I love it).

Consequently is the best word to say that something is happening as a direct consequence of something else, or as the next action (I dropped my ice cream and consequently got a second one).

✅ Both these words can connect two statements. Use therefore when the second statement follows directly from the first as a result of reasoning (“X” equals seven, therefore “y” equals eight). Use consequently when the second statement is a known or evident result of the first statement (It has been very sunny, and consequently the river is dry).

Therefore is used most often in technical contexts, like in mathematics or law, or in academic and formal writing. Consequently is also a formal word, but can be used in more general contexts.

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