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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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Heart O' the Land (departing from Oakland and stopping in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, southern Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia): Cedric Smoots, cedricearlsmoots@sbcglobal.
Enchantment Express (departing from LA and stopping in Las Vegas, Flagstaff, northern New Mexico, the Texas panhandle, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina and Richmond) Cedric Smoots, cedricearlsmoots@sbcglobal.
Paving the Way (departing by foot from New York City and stopping in New Jersey, Philadelphia, Delaware.
Concerning them Jerome said: "We who are making for our homeland should pass by the deadly songs of the Sirens with a deaf ear," by stopping our ears like the adder, by sealing them with pitch, just as Ulysses and his comrades did.
As you will recall, Basil was the first to insist that Christian readers should follow Odysseus's example by stopping their ears against all evil influences in pagan literature.
the purchase of the 15% Notes, Petro Stopping Centers Holdings
As noted by the court of appeals in Maxwell, stopping all cars is one way of accomplishing this goal.
We are pleased to welcome Chartwell and Mobil as investors and partners of Petro Stopping Centers," said founder and Chief Executive Jack Cardwell.
As part of the recapitalization, Petro Stopping Centers announced the successful completion of its tender offer to acquire $100 million principal amount of its 12 1/2% Senior Notes Due 2002, at a cash price of $1,025 per $1,000 principal amount of Notes, as well as 100,000 Debt Warrants, at a cash price of $56.
announced that their respective affiliates agreed to purchase the majority stake in Petro Stopping Centers, L.