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 for halting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Halt \Halt\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Halted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To hold one's self from proceeding; to hold up; to cease
        progress; to stop for a longer or shorter period; to come
        to a stop; to stand still.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To stand in doubt whether to proceed, or what to do; to
        hesitate; to be uncertain.
        [1913 Webster]
              How long halt ye between two opinions? --1 Kings
                                                    xviii. 21.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a
             game leg" [syn: crippled, halt, halting, lame,
             gimpy, game]
      2: fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few
         halting words of sorrow"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  180 Moby Thesaurus words for "halting":
     Latinate, ambidextrous, ambling, awkward, bad, balbutient,
     bombastic, broken, build up, bumbling, capricious, careening,
     castrated, catchy, cautious, choppy, circumspect, claudicant,
     clumsy, construct, cramped, crawling, creeping,
     creeping like snail, crippled, cumbrous, deliberate, desultory,
     deviative, disabled, disconnected, discontinuous, double,
     double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued,
     doublehearted, easy, eccentric, elephantine, emasculated, erect,
     erratic, establish, faltering, faulty, fitful, flagging,
     flickering, fluctuating, foot-dragging, forced, formal, game,
     gauche, gentle, gradual, guinde, guttering, halt, hamstrung,
     handicapped, heavy, herky-jerky, hesitant, hesitating, heteroclite,
     hobbled, hobbling, hypocritical, idle, immethodical, incapacitated,
     inconstant, indecisive, indolent, inept, inkhorn, intermittent,
     intermitting, irregular, irresolute, jerky, labored, lame, languid,
     languorous, lazy, leaden, left-handed, leisurely, limping,
     lumbering, lurching, maimed, maladroit, moderate, nonuniform,
     of two minds, patchy, poking, poky, pompous, ponderous, rambling,
     relaxed, reluctant, rough, sauntering, scrappy, sesquipedalian,
     set up, shifting, shilly-shallying, shuffling, slack, slothful,
     slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling,
     slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced,
     slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish,
     snail-paced, snaillike, snatchy, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic,
     spastic, spavined, sporadic, spotty, staggering, stammering, stiff,
     stilted, strolling, stumbling, stuttering, tentative, toddling,
     tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turgid, turtlelike, uncertain,
     unequal, uneven, unhandy, unhappy, unhurried, unmethodical,
     unmetrical, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsteady,
     unsystematic, unwieldy, vacillatory, variable, veering, waddling,
     wandering, wavering, wobbling, wobbly, wooden

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