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stop

verb abandon, abolish, arrest, bar, barricade, block, block up, blockade, brake, break off, bring to a close, bring to a standstill, bring to naught, cease, check, choke, clog, close, come to a standstill, conclude, counteract, countermand, crush, cut short, dam up, delay, desist, detain, deter, die away, disallow, discontinue, drop, end, expire, finish, foil, forbear, forbid, forestall, freeze, halt, hamper, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, inhibere, interrupt, lapse, lay an embargo on, leave off, obstruct, occlude, pause, plug, preclude, prevent, prohibere, put an end to, quell, quit, refrain, render impassable, repress, rest, restrain, silence, sojourn, stall, stanch, stay, stem, stifle, stopper, stopple, stymie, suppress, suspend, tarry, terminate, thwart, ward off, wipe out, withdraw from
Associated concepts: stop and frisk
See also: abandon, abate, adjourn, balk, ban, bar, barrier, block, blockade, cease, cessation, check, clog, close, cloture, complete, conclude, condemn, constrict, contain, debar, defeat, delay, desist, destination, desuetude, detain, deter, deterrence, discontinuance, discontinue, disqualify, disrupt, dissolve, dwell, embargo, encumbrance, end, enjoin, estop, expiration, expire, finality, finish, forbear, forbid, forestall, forgo, halt, hesitate, hiatus, hinder, hold up, impasse, impede, impediment, inhibit, interdict, interfere, interrupt, interruption, keep, kill, lapse, leave, lock, lodge, lull, moratorium, obstacle, obstruct, obstruction, occlude, oppose, palliate, parry, preclude, prevent, prohibit, prohibition, quash, quit, recess, refrain, relax, remission, remit, reprieve, reside, resist, respite, rest, restrain, restraint, restrict, shut, stall, stay, stem, stifle, strangle, suppress, suspend, terminate, termination, thwart, withstand
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Soul of the South (departing from Brownsville, Texas, and stopping in Louisiana, Mississippi, the Florida panhandle, and other southern locations): Larry Bryant, larrybryant_l@msn.
For in his commentary to Jeremiah he speaks of "the Sirens' deadly song, which Homer's Ulysses is said to have avoided by stopping his ears.
Five patients did the reverse, and stayed on the protease inhibitors, he did see a viral load increase of a little over half a log -- suggesting that, at least for now, stopping the protease inhibitors and maintaining nucleosides may be a better way to postpone switching and preserve the protease inhibitors for the future.
We are pleased to welcome Chartwell and Mobil as investors and partners of Petro Stopping Centers," said founder and Chief Executive Jack Cardwell.
The practice of stopping motorists attempting to avoid advertised roadblocks is likely to be challenged when a subsequent search of the vehicle results in the seizure of evidence or contraband that becomes the subject of a motion to suppress.
announced that their respective affiliates agreed to purchase the majority stake in Petro Stopping Centers, L.
This doctrinal flexibility allows officers to take the steps necessary to protect themselves when they have adequate reason to believe that stopping and questioning the suspect will pose particular risks to their safety .
Non-Stop Emulation allows users to upload, trigger and display trace, as well as modify event triggers without stopping the target processor.
Noting that the Watson Avenue Special Operation plan called for the stopping of all vehicles seeking entry into the effected area, the court found that there would be "little concern that the stop would generate 'fear and surprise'"(20) on the part of stopped motorists.