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adjective as in floating

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Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.

According to Reuters, current Democrat support for secession is hovering around 20 percent.

He has a sense of a “spiritual reality hovering over,” calling him to hear the voice of his creator.

But the vision of Tarantino hovering over me and strangling me is not one I will forget anytime soon.

He had been involved in an accident while he “was lightly hovering.”

Altogether, we spent five consecutive days hovering around that collection of law-enforcers, in imminent risk of capture.

Occasionally he turned his head to watch with keen eyes the fretful movements of a fly hovering above the water.

At least ten men be sides Gwynne were hovering about Dolly Boutts, like humming-birds about the nectar of a full-blown rose.

She was hovering over the entrance just as he had seen her on the day he came to take possession.

The nurse was hovering about again with a suggestion that it was high time the visitor departed.


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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hovering, such as: soaring, free, hollow, inflated, light, and loose.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.