How to use Halting in a sentence
Once on the street, Dean put up a halting hand.
Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
When he did so and heard the subdued moaning with which Karataev generally lay down at the halting places, and when he smelled the odor emanating from him which was now stronger than before, Pierre moved farther away and did not think about him.
He found the language rough and halting, and he moulded it into perfect smoothness and elasticity.
In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.Advertisement
When the troops reached their night's halting place on the eighth of November, the last day of the Krasnoe battles, it was already growing dusk.
Vara slowed their horse, halting on the other side of the city, where wooden dwellings gave way to stone hovels.
In 1732 another tragedy, Eriphile, appeared, with the same kind of halting success which had distinguished the appearance of its elder sisters since Odipe.
After halting on its banks for some years in expectation of a frost he was obliged to return home.
He pretended to some literary culture, and was the author of some halting verse.Advertisement
Retiring on the night of May 29, the troops that were to fall back upon Pria Fora lost their way in the dark and kept too far south, halting on Monte Ciove, the ridge that joins Pria Fora to Monte Novegno and Monte Brazome.
In truth the Renaissance was ruled by no Astraea redux, but rather by a severe spirit which brought no peace but a sword, reminding men of sternest duties, testing what of moral force and tenacity was in them, compelling them to strike for the old order or the new, suffering no lukewarm halting between two opinions.
Moreover, Tours was on the high road between the north and south of France, and was a convenient stage for travellers, the ambassadors going to and from Spain frequently halting there.
Army halting and entrenching on the ground it had gained.
Germanicus proceeded by easy stages to his province, halting on his way in Dalmatia, and visiting the battlefield of Actium, Athens, Ilium, and other places of historic interest.Advertisement
In due time she started with the intention of being confined at her parents' home, but the party halting on the way under the shade of some lofty satin-trees, in a pleasant garden called Lumbini on the river-side, her son, the future Buddha, was there unexpectedly born.
After halting again and again the party at length reached the river Hiranyavati, close by Kusinara, and there for the last time the teacher rested.
Towards the end of 274, he started on an expedition against the Persians, halting in Thrace by the way.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place--a village on the highroad.Advertisement
In the chapter (xx.) of that work where Hobbes dealt with the famous problem whose solution he thought he had found, there were left expressions against Vindex (Ward) at a time when the solutions still seemed to him good; but the solutions themselves, as printed, were allowed to be all in different ways halting, as he naively confessed he had discovered only when he had been driven by the insults of malevolent men to examine them more closely with the help of his friends.
Actually, it's halting a potential adulteressâ€”and maybe saving her life.
The UK government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.
Measuring progress in halting biodiversity loss - Jun 02, 2006 The EEA launched its latest report on biodiversity loss - Jun 02, 2006 The EEA launched its latest report on biodiversity on 30 May.
The U.K. government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.Advertisement
This is the role of war, or at least of organized military force, in halting genocide and other violence against civilians.
Progress is halting and painful, but also triumphant and often blackly humorous.
The people in the crowd were so compact and stood to firm that they could not reach the hustings without halting.
The only way that the world can be stabilized is not by halting immigration, but by halting the need to emigrate.
We support the millenium development goal of halting the spread of HIV and AIDS, malaria and other major diseases by 2015.
Germany demanded huge swathes of Russia in return for halting its advance.
The diet of Cologne discussed the question of reform in a halting fashion, but afforded the king supplies for an expedition into Hungary, to aid his ally Ladislaus, and to uphold his own influence in the East.
Adamnan died around 704 AD, having been attributed with the halting of the plague rife in the area at the time.
Maybe the amount of information thrown at you by salesmen or other tips articles frustrates you into halting your purchase.
Preventing water pollution does more for the environment by halting the level of pollutants where they are.
Damon is in favor of halting this annoying mail, while trying to save trees at the same time.
Bracing cannot correct curvature but may be effective in halting or slowing progression.
While the early onset of puberty may seem fairly benign, in fact it can cause problems when hormones trigger changes in the growth pattern, essentially halting growth before the child has reached normal adult height.
For this reason, the music commonly used for the Paso Doble is abrupt, halting, and dramatic, much like a militia march.
A miscarriage is nature's way of halting a pregnancy if something is wrong.
Their mother Lynda (Concetta Tomei of China Beach) passes away just before the wedding, halting the ceremony and devastating the family.
Much the dismay of P2P music downloading fans everywhere, Windows Vista and Limewire did not take to each other very well, halting the download capabilities of Windows Vista users.
Because Chantix will help you quit smoking, it will also assist in halting premature skin aging.
Halting the effects of time, reversing those aggravating lines and preventing future wrinkles are all paramount in the fight against aging.
The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."
The two women moved out of sight and sound and Dean agonized through the lengthy, halting conversation before rejoining them.
Halting just short of this analysis, the Assyrian ascribed syllabic values to the characters of his script, and hence, instead of finding twenty odd characters sufficient, he required about five hundred.
The great ice sheets formed terminal moraines around their border at various halting stages; but the morainic belts are of small relief in comparison to the great area of the ice; they rise gently from the till plains to a height of 50, 100 or more feet; they may be one, two or three miles wide; and their hilly surface, dotted over with boulders, contains many small lakes in basins or hollows, instead of streams in valleys.
We have also for the Norman conquest the halting hexameters of William of Apulia, and for the German conquest the lively and partial verses of Peter of Eboli.'
Their earliest halting place was probably the Malay Archipelago, where a few of their kin linger in the Mentawi Islands on the west coast of Sumatra.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
And turning to his men he directed a party to go on to the halting place arranged near the watchman's hut in the forest, and told the officer on the Kirghiz horse (who performed the duties of an adjutant) to go and find out where Dolokhov was and whether he would come that evening.
At their yesterday's halting place, feeling chilly by a dying campfire, Pierre had got up and gone to the next one, which was burning better.
They had come by easy stages, their knapsacks conveyed on carts, and the Austrian authorities had provided excellent dinners for the officers at every halting place.