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Adjective
Suspended in an elevated position
“The retro-modem dining room, with its soaring ceilings, white tulip chairs, and hanging flying-saucer lights, could make Eero Saarinen's TWA terminal very jealous.”
Adjective
Bending or hanging downward or forward
“As a final farewell to the tree, the elderly lady decided to pluck a few of the pink flowers from the lowest hanging branches and place them in a vase.”
Adjective
Not yet decided or resolved
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“He had to get his mind off the hanging decision of whether to court or not to court Phylophy.”
Adjective
(of clothing) Very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body
Adjective
Suspended in air
Adjective
Flexible or adaptable to change
Adjective
Punishable or bookable
Adjective
Situated above the level of the head
Noun
A downward or declining slope or surface
“As they reach the brow of a steep hanging, below them winds the valley of the Avondale.”
Noun
A decorative piece of fabric or curtain hung on the wall of a room or around a bed
“On the wall is a cloth hanging with a quote from a famous philosopher.”
Noun
The act of putting to death or being put to death
“Clark requested that Brownson speak prior to his public hanging, but the sheriff refused to allow Brownson to speak.”
Noun
Place for hanging
Noun
Death by hanging
Noun
The act of finding a site for something
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to swing loosely while being suspended
“Above it all, dark shapes hang suspended, almost motionless, swaying with the breeze.”
Verb
Present participle for to attach, or be attached, to a wall
“We hang pictures on the wall, in general, to be seen and enjoyed.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to decorate (something) with hanging objects
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“She should hang the hall with tapestry, and make it fast with nails upon the walls.”
Verb
Present participle for to paste (wallpaper) to a wall
Hang lining paper on all surfaces to be papered before applying wallpaper.”
Verb
Present participle for to be dependent or contingent on
“The future of the negotiations will hang on his decision of whether or not to renew that moratorium.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
Verb
Present participle for to spend time with someone or a group of people
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Present participle for to be or cause to be balanced or suspended in the air, on water, or on something else
Verb
Present participle for to stay in the same place or condition
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Present participle for to stick or jut out
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Present participle for to line or decorate with paper or material
Verb
Present participle for to add (something) to the end of a written document
Verb
Present participle for hang in suspense
Verb
Present participle for to pause in indecision before doing something
Verb
Present participle for to move or glide through the air
Verb
Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
Verb
Present participle for to adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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Present participle for to delay action until a particular time or event
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Present participle for to display or show (something) for others to see
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Present participle for to put or place something, typically where it will snugly or perfectly fit
Verb
Present participle for to waste or spend time idly and unfruitfully
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Present participle for to estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
Verb
Present participle for to torture or put someone to the death, especially by nailing to a cross
Verb
Present participle for to provide an educational or philosophical foundation for
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