DEADLOCK in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEADLOCK
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 n.  standstill resulting from opposition of two forces or factions; stalemate
Classic Sentence:
1  She would have nothing to do with it, and for a time Stapleton was at a deadlock.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
Example Sentence:
1  Fantasy and ideal vision but end the deadlock.
2  Opposition leaders this week implored the president to break the deadlock.
3  The talks have reached a complete deadlock.
4  Once again the talks have ended in deadlock.
5  After two weeks of negotiation between Transocean, the American-based company operating the rigs and local union representatives ended in deadlock.
6  Because negotiations had reached a deadlock, some of the delegates had begun to mutter about breaking off the talks.