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synonyms for hovered

  • drift
  • flicker
  • flutter
  • fly
  • linger
  • poise
  • waver
  • dance
  • flit
  • flitter
  • be suspended
  • brood over
  • hang about
  • wait nearby
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antonyms for hovered

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  • lie
  • rest
  • settle
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How to use hovered in a sentence

But in the matter of that wine—the faintest of smiles hovered on her lips, her eyebrows went up a shade.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The belated moon stole up from its lair, hovered above the sky-line, a gaudy orange sphere in the haze of smoke.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
During two days smoke hovered around the neighbourhood, and the appearance of Manila from the bay was that of a smouldering city.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The latter glanced at her sidewise and a shrewd little smile hovered about her lips for a moment, which Jess did not observe.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Towards the end of the march, the English hung upon the Scots, but 'hovered still about them and did nothing.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
I remember no more of that day, nor indeed of many days after, for I lay insensible, and my spirit hovered between life and death.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Soon the balloon, taking an oblique ascent, hovered over the darkened landscape, and the paling lights also disappeared.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
At that, disaster had hovered near while Flick was arguing Belle Shaler out of a second ice.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The charred stick hovered over her white face, then was withdrawn and darted at mine.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
It appeared as if his spirit still hovered round me, and consoled me with manifestations of more than earthly love.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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