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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stall, stalling(noun)

    a tactic used to mislead or delay

    kiosk, booth, cubicle, carrel, carrell, stand, sales booth, stall

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stalling":

    stagnating, stalemate, impasse, stagnation

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  1. Yohannes Hailemariam:

    After the crash it came to our attention that the system is aggressive, it gives a message of stalling and it takes immediate action which is faster than the action which pilots were briefed to take by Boeing.

  2. James Knightley:

    Growth really does appear to be stalling based on these indicators so certainly the pressure is on, although we are less worried about China.

  3. Robert Parkes:

    European economic growth is still sluggish but is gradually accelerating, whereas it is stalling in the U.S.. Monetary policies in Europe are much more supportive and there is an increased competitiveness from a weaker euro.

  4. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco:

    I wasnt aware in those days that there was some intentional stalling going on in Washington, i felt like I had to ask more times than should have been necessary.

  5. Oliver Talbot:

    They are fighting wars on a huge number of fronts, i think to a large extent it's about stalling and buying time, allowing them to operate for as long as it takes for regulations to come into place.

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    An antonym for "curdled"
    • A. coagulated
    • B. grumous
    • C. thin
    • D. solidified

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