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They are always suspended over a precipice, dangling by a slender thread that shows every sign of snapping.

A teenage soldier with a lit cigarette dangling from his mouth stepped onto the bus and told all the men to get off.

From there she freezes, the card in question dangling from her lips as she waits for him to catch on.

She was discovered by husband Thomas Cohen in a spare room, where she lay on a bed with one leg dangling on the floor.

To the wannabe winners he gave business cards and fliers, dangling attractive security solutions for their would-be shops.

He was not a man to dodge trouble that might bring profit dangling to the fringe of her skirt.

Mariequita sat near by, dangling her legs, watching him work, and handing him nails from the tool-box.

Besides, there was the ever unceasing grizzly spectre of poverty dangling before Jessie's eyes.

The American was dressed after the fashion prevailing in the hills, and had a couple of revolvers dangling at his hips.

I remember the feeling I had when my brother once showed me the picture of a man dangling from the branch of a tree.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dangling, such as: drooping, hanging, pendent, suspended, droopy, and pendulous.

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