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To droop downwards
“Young leaves hang limply from the ends of the branches, and in this flaccid state assume various beautiful shades of bright colors.”
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To swing loosely while being suspended
“Above it all, dark shapes hang suspended, almost motionless, swaying with the breeze.”
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To attach, or be attached, to a wall
“We hang pictures on the wall, in general, to be seen and enjoyed.”
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To remain in the air or on the surface of a liquid
“A large cloud of uncertainty would hang over the exercise even before it began.”
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To decorate (something) with hanging objects
“She should hang the hall with tapestry, and make it fast with nails upon the walls.”
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To paste (wallpaper) to a wall
Hang lining paper on all surfaces to be papered before applying wallpaper.”
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To be dependent or contingent on
“The future of the negotiations will hang on his decision of whether or not to renew that moratorium.”
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To kill by suspension from a rope
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“Andy convinced the psychiatrist that he no longer felt like cutting himself or trying to hang himself.”
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To spend time with someone or a group of people
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To stay in the same place or condition
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To stick or jut out
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To line or decorate with paper or material
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To add (something) to the end of a written document
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Hang in suspense
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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To move or glide through the air
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To be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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To adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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To delay action until a particular time or event
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To display or show (something) for others to see
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To put or place something, typically where it will snugly or perfectly fit
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To waste or spend time idly and unfruitfully
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To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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To torture or put someone to the death, especially by nailing to a cross
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To provide an educational or philosophical foundation for
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A downward or declining slope or surface
“We rode up the Germania lift and cat-walked our way across a steep hang of snow.”
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The extent (or state) to which something droops or hangs
“The lavender light of late summer. The estuaries reflecting a morning sky as pure blue as a goshawk's egg. The hang of the willows over silent river pools. I missed them deeply.”
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A clever or particular way of doing something
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The posture of a part of the body, typically reflecting a person's feelings or intentions
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A job or profession
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A situation in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions
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