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adjective as in suspended

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Then the next moment his arms are slumped, his head is hung and he is slowly plodding — clearly sad to be leaving the fun behind.

In 2010, no party won a clear majority in the United Kingdom, resulting in a hung Parliament.

Murrill denied that, and Michel said there were other reasons, such as avoiding hung juries, that have been advanced as a reason for nonunanimous convictions.

Davies Wykes says old-fashioned double-hung windows are a good way to generate this kind of breeze.

Beyond the huge American flag that hung over the street, the mile-long mass of cops ended.

The marchers began to stream out of the park, where they walked West on 110th and then hung a right on 7th Avenue.

Somebody had hung an American flag and people of the neighborhood had placed bouquets and candles.

The larger meaning of what he was saying hung in the air for a split-second.

Det. 2: (slamming his hand on the table and yelling) You hung her!

About her neck was hung a covered basket and a door-key; and Davy at once concluded that she was Sindbad's house-keeper.

He scratched his head in vexation, sat down, and as he did so, saw that his coat hung also upon the chair.

The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.

He stood before the glass hung above the wash bench and 369 smoothed his hair.

He reached up for her big, rough straw hat that hung on a peg outside the door, and put it on her head.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hung, such as: dangling, hanging, and swaying.

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