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  1. To cause delay to; to put off.
  2. To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
  3. To linger; to stay; to tarry.
  4. To suspend judgment concerning; to doubt of or hesitate about.
  5. To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose; to balk.
  6. To interpose a demurrer.


  1. Stop; pause; hesitation as to proceeding; suspense of decision or action; scruple.

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