He had been in the midst of a campaign for parliament when he paused to prepare for the match with Charr.
Her dark eyes flashed when she was upset, and she paused occasionally to smooth her mane of shoulder-length black hair.
He paused to make a cellphone call and though the face is blurry, he appears to have a smirk.
He paused before saying that travel restrictions were to be lifted.
Asked to name one Issa-led investigation that had been appropriately managed and not politicized, Cummings paused.
In the doorway of the dining room she paused to look back at the veranda.
Pen paused, breathless, her cheeks scarlet, her eyes glowing.
They paused only long enough for Benton to snap another flashlight.
She paused, and Tom nodded encouragement from the other room.
Then he, too, paused abruptly, because he felt as if he had betrayed himself.
early 15c., from Old French pausee "a pause, interruption" (14c.) and directly from Latin pausa "a halt, stop, cessation," from Greek pausis "stopping, ceasing," from pauein "to stop, to cause to cease," from PIE root *paus- "to leave, desert, cease, stop."
mid-15c., from pause (n.) and from Middle French pauser, from Late Latin pausare "to halt, cease, pause." Related: Paused; pausing.
A temporary stop or cessation.