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Remain in one place in the air
“Helicopters seemed to hover overhead constantly.”
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Linger close at hand, especially in a hesitant or uncertain manner
“The grandchildren hover close by, whispering and squirming bashfully if my glance falls upon them.”
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To be in an unsettled or uncertain situation or frame of mind
“We hover between great hopes and great fears.”
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To move through the air with, or as if with, outstretched wings
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Be or cause to be balanced or suspended
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Attach or be attached to a hook on a wall
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Appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening
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Be carried, driven, or moved by the wind or an air current
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Flutter, move rapidly
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To avoid proceeding through reluctance
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Swarm or circle
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To move or act slowly
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To be about to happen
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To be about to happen
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To spend time doing nothing
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Visit as a spirit
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To make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements
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