Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of halting.

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Examples

  • Voltairism may stand for the name of the Renaissance of the eighteenth century, for that name takes in all the serious haltings and shortcomings of this strange movement, as well as all its terrible fire, swiftness, sincerity, and strength.

    Voltaire

  • There are all sorts of halfway houses, lots of haltings between two opinions, many who fall partly into one and partly into another, and many who have never clearly seen that there are these categories.

    Warranted Christian Belief

  • At best their progress was very slow and was marked with numerous haltings and delays.

    The Short Line War

  • Breyette and MacDonald were given to casual haltings.

    Burned Bridges

  • Having had some eight years 'experience in designing, building, and flying aeroplanes, I have hopes that the practical knowledge I have gained may offset the disadvantage of a hand more used to managing the "joy-stick" than the dreadful haltings, the many side-slips, the irregular speed, and, in short, the altogether disconcerting ways of a pen.

    The Aeroplane Speaks

  • Slowly, with infinite difficulty, with bitter disappointments, with stumblings and haltings, we are working our way upward and onward.

    V. The Thraldom of Names

  • The two had learned the leader's lesson of caution well, and ran for a mile, with many haltings and circlings, before they began to feed again.

    Secret of the Woods

  • Then Aimery spoke, and the Greek with many haltings translated.

    The Path of the King

  • It was made slowly and painfully, with many haltings and much lessening of the scanty store of money that had seemed so much when she received it in the wilderness.

    The Girl from Montana

  • Bingo reads, with haltings on the way, for the tissue sheets stick to his large fingers, which are damp with suppressed agitation:

    The Dop Doctor

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