She was stalling and it would do no good.
He circled the portal once again, stalling, before finally Traveling to the nearby station.
Perhaps on an even larger scale we have seen the stalling of many Islamic states.
No, she's only stalling.
Part of him knew the Council was stalling him for that reason, though whether they did so to hinder his efforts or to maintain the appearance of their power over him, he wasn't sure.