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You have learnt to sit behind the stove like an old crone, and to dangle at the apronstrings of the women.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The devil especially loves to dangle his tail in the affairs of poor desolate women, and to this Caroline has come.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
He sits shambling in the saddle, his smock and tall boots dangle on his bony figure.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
A tangled wisp of unkempt sandy hair never failed to dangle below the curtain of the sun-bonnet on the back of her neck.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Every few steps some man would sink into the ice-pack up to his waist and his legs would dangle in slush without finding bottom.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
They were then tied upon poles of maguey, and set upright over the carcasses, so as to dangle and dance about in the wind.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The ding of her husband's cash register and the click of her dangle bag mark the systole and diastole of married life.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
Old clothesmen, likewise, dwelt hard by, and hung out ancient garments to dangle in the wind.
OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
The creatures that dangle after me want either a toy upon which to throw away their money, or money to throw away upon their toys.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
Others are surprising without qualification, like Nepenthes, which dangle a water jug at the tip of every leaf.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DANGLE

  • balance
  • dangle
  • falter
  • flutter
  • lurch
  • pivot
  • quiver
  • reel
  • rock
  • seesaw
  • stagger
  • stammer
  • stumble
  • sway
  • teeter-totter
  • topple
  • totter
  • tremble
  • tremble precariously
  • waver
  • weave
  • wiggle
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