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Adjective
Moving or able to move through the air
Adjective
Happening or appearing in the relatively near future
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Adjective
Suspended in an elevated position
Noun
The raising of something, such as a body, without apparent physical cause, allegedly using the power of the mind
“Off I went, an overweight, superannuated jockey, knees hovering near my armpits.”
Verb
Present participle for to float or rest in the air or on the surface of a liquid
“Helicopters seemed to hover overhead constantly.”
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Present participle for to move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“We remain in our shelter as the dark clouds hover past us.”
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Present participle for to linger close at hand, especially in a hesitant or uncertain manner
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“The grandchildren hover close by, whispering and squirming bashfully if my glance falls upon them.”
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Present participle for to be in an unsettled or uncertain situation or frame of mind
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“When we hover between being emotional and being intellectual, it is because we do not trust that the two qualities can coexist.”
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Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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Present participle for to move about or around quickly and randomly
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Present participle for to vary or fluctuate between two states
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Present participle for to move or glide through the air
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Present participle for to remain in the air or on the surface of a liquid
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Present participle for to appear indistinctly, especially in an exaggerated or threatening form
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Present participle for to be moved by the wind or an air current
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to wobble or move unsteadily
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Present participle for to appear to rise or soar over something
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