What is Stunt ?
Stunt is (noun) a trick or dangerous act done to attract attention Climbing up the outside of the building was just a publicity stunt. He’s so fit that he insists on doing all the stunts in his films himself.(verb) to pre- vent something from growing The trees on the top of the cliff are stunted by strong winds. The children’s development was stunted by malnutrition and disease. Syn- onym inhibit
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level