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halt2

halt2

 
pronunciation:
hawlt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: halted, halting, halts
definition 1: to falter or stumble in movement, thought, writing, and the like.
synonyms:
falter, stumble
similar words:
balk, flounder, fumble, hesitate, hobble, stammer
definition 2: to be uncertain or indecisive; waver.
synonyms:
boggle, hesitate, shilly-shally, sway, vacillate, waver
similar words:
balk, equivocate, evade, fluctuate, haw, hem, hem and haw, scruple, skirt
 
part of speech: noun
definition: lame or crippled people (prec. by the).