Help on English vocab, including idioms, slang and sayings
They are very similar but...
halt (verb) often suggests to stop suddenly. It is also used typically as a military command.
halt (noun) is often used for a temporary suspension of movement or activity
a halt in production
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood"
prayer of the Reverend Eli Jenkins in Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas
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