Thursday, August 1, 2013

#Write4Ten Prompt - STOP

The word prompt today is STOP.

Go for it, fact or fiction, memories or tales - your choice. Write for ten minutes - minimum. Don't worry if you take longer, that means your creativity has been sparked...and that is a good thing.

When you're done, add your BLOG POST LINK to our new linky list below. That's it! [No blog? Feel free to post your writing in the comments.]

stop  (stp)
v. stopped, stop·ping, stops
v.tr.
1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up: The tea leaves stopped the drain.
2. To constrict (an opening or orifice): My nose is stopped up.
3. To obstruct or block passage on (a road, for example).
4. To prevent the flow or passage of: stop supplies from getting through.
5.
a. To halt the motion or progress of: stopped me and asked directions.
b. To block or deflect (a blow, for example); parry or ward off.
c. To be or get in the way of (a bullet or other missile); be killed or wounded by.
6.
a. To cause to desist or to change a course of action: stopped us from continuing the argument.
b. To prevent or restrain: stopped him from going.
7. To discontinue or cease: He stopped his complaining.
8.
a. To defeat (an opponent or opposing team).
b. To defeat in boxing by a knockout or technical knockout.
9. To order a bank to withhold payment of: stopped the check.
10. Music
a. To press down (a string on a stringed instrument) on the fingerboard to produce a desired pitch.
b. To close (a hole on a wind instrument) with the finger in sounding a desired pitch.



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