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Verbs (8)

hold up, detain, delay
v. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
delay, detain, stay
v. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
detain, confine
v. deprive of freedom; take into confinement

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Fuzzynyms (13)

slow up, slow down, retard, slow, decelerate
v. lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
fall back
v. move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
dawdle, linger
v. take one's time; proceed slowly

Synonyms (3)

hold, maintain, keep
v. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"

Antonyms (12)

speed up, quicken, speed, accelerate
v. move faster; "The car accelerated"
hurry, rush
v. urge to an unnatural speed; "Don't rush me, please!"
loose, unloose, unloosen, release, liberate, free
v. grant freedom to; free from confinement

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