American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Hesitant or wavering: a halting voice.
- adj. Imperfect; defective: halting verse.
- adj. Limping; lame.
- adj. disabled in the feet or legs
- adj. fragmentary or halting from emotional strain
“Anyone who believed in halting the spread of corruption and extremism has lost.”
“Frona cried, her tongue halting from the disuse of years.”
“This means that the vaccine would have had a chance to be effective in halting the very worst of the second wave.”
“But he doesn't see the wisdom in halting sales of long-foreclosed homes, which are piling up in this county of 600,000 faster than almost anywhere else in the country.”
“The committee succeeded in halting the elections to replace Karam following lawsuits by journalists who were booted out of the union and had charged the LJU council with nepotism, cronyism and illegalities.”
“All the family is here, Pindiur said in halting English.”
“Staring straight into our eyes, he declared in halting English, “You want to know volcano, not just look at it.””
“Called Deterministic Parallel Java, the open source technology assists developers in halting parallel bugs, said Vikre Adve, computer science professor at the university.”
“The Russians played a bigger role and paid a higher price than the rest of the allies combined in halting the ascent of the Nazi war machine.”
“Our experience shows clearly that creating space for young people and street artists to express themselves is more effective in halting unwanted graffiti than fining and arresting them.”
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