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to stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

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hang freely

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cause to be held in suspension in a fluid

bar temporarily

stop a process or a habit by imposing a freeze on it

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make inoperative or stop

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The author, the usually acid-penned Washington Post critic Hal Hinson, finds himself suspending disbelief.
Fans will have fun easily suspending disbelief throughout.
It is strange, though, how the old habits of suspending disbelief try to reassert themselves.