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  1. standstillnoun

    grind, idle, deadlock, impasse, halt

    motion, movement

  2. standstillnoun

    complete immobility; halt

    The wreck brought traffic to a standstill for hours.

    halt, impasse, deadlock, idle, grind

    movement, motion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deadlock, dead end, impasse, stalemate, standstillnoun

    a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

    "reached an impasse on the negotiations"

    cul, dead-end street, cul de sac, stand, deadlock, stalemate, blind alley, dead end, tie-up, impasse

  2. stand, standstill, tie-upnoun

    an interruption of normal activity

    tie-up, stall, pedestal, stand, sales booth, dead end, stalemate, viewpoint, rack, tie, base, affiliation, outdoor stage, point of view, bandstand, impasse, association, standpoint, deadlock

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  1. Kaisa Group:

    The company will continue its efforts to reach a consensual restructuring of its outstanding debts, the company hopes to enter into standstill agreements with certain of its offshore debt holders as soon as practicable.

  2. Both Midstates:

    While SandRidge has offered a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) to Midstates, it would require Midstates to enter into a standstill, which is an unusual requirement for a party that has made a public offer.

  3. Kim Hyun-su:

    Samsung is at a standstill, it's having trouble finding a way to create new demand for its smartphones.

  4. The Volkswagen source:

    It doesn't help if one country forges ahead and then everything in Italy or Spain is still at a standstill.

  5. Andreas Tostmann:

    The restart of Europe's biggest car factory after weeks of standstill is an important symbol for our employees, our dealers, suppliers, the German economy and for Europe.

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    A synonym for "drooping"
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    • B. upright
    • C. sagging
    • D. erect

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