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Synonyms for pause

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

to be irresolute in acting or doing

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If not, and if you are charged duty on your shirts and trousers that you bought from Cabela's and have happily worn for the last five years, there is little to be said or done--but you will no doubt give pause for thought when selecting your next African hunting destination.
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM * February 24-May 13 * Curated by Susan Davidson * Too sweet for Minimalism, too hard for Pop, John Chamberlain's assemblages still give pause.
In a sign that could give pause to policymakers still concerned about inflation, core prices rose 2.
The thought of the potential consequences give pause for thought.
Such a bold move will likely give pause to Enable-IT's competitors and peace of mind to IT/security professionals who cannot afford downtime.
District Judge Virginia Phillips's decision give pause, however.
While it can be difficult to quantify the scale of the problem, the data unveiled today should give pause for thought.
Vows are meant to be countercultural, to give pause, to inspire reflection.
This litigation should give pause to anyone who desires to serve our country overseas, for they may find themselves abandoned when determined politically expedient.
The treatment of these courageous women ought to give pause to those who argue that North Korea is susceptible to offers of ''engagement''; that it seeks normal political and economic relations with the United States and other Western countries.
The analysis he provided during his speech on Monday night about the current Israeli situation ought to give pause to those who doubt that Israel poses a grave danger.
It's enough to give pause to any financially strapped Santa Claus, and perhaps elicit his applause.
There are, however, some parts of Bashir's cease-fire declaration that should give pause for thought, because they smack of his administration's past reluctance to confront tough realities.
In terms of the Assembly, these results should now give pause for thought to many Plaid Cymru activists as to whether it is still in their political interests to remain in power in Cardiff Bay with a Labour Party that clearly has lost the support of many of the Welsh electorate.
Bateman said this "debacle should give pause to legislators who want to expand state sponsored health care coverage.