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2000, Carole B. Cox, ''Empowering Grandparents Raising Grandchildren'' (page 28)
- Often, in our conversations we encourage people to talk, or we manage to stop them. This can happen without our even thinking about it. Following is a list of conversation starters and stoppers.
''Put a stopper in the knot.''
''We need a stopper or the boat will sink.''
''He's the number one stopper in the country.''
''Cattle futures: spillover momentum plus evidence of a strong stopper (i.e., 96 loads demanded) should kick the opening higher.''
1890, Charles Sprague Sargent, ''The Silva of North America: A Description of the Trees which Grow Naturally in North America Exclusive of Mexico''
- Red Stopper. Leaves ovate-oblong, contracted at the apex into long points, coriaceous. ''Eugenia Garber''
''He tightly stoppered the decanter, thinking the expensive liqueur had been evaporating.''
''The diaphragmatic spasm of his hiccup caused his epiglottis to painfully stopper his windpipe with a loud "hic".''
(present tense of)
stop (device to block path)
''il faut stopper cette hostilité permanente''
''This permanent hostility must be stopped.''