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noun as in hanging jewelry

adjective as in hanging; overhanging

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When I walk through a property with clients who are selling their home, I always recommend paying close attention to light fixtures in the entryway, dining room, pendant lighting in the kitchen, and bathrooms.

The purse contained a set of keys that had an El Salvador keychain, a blue turtle, a pendant spelling out the word “Love” and what appears to be a glitter-covered canister of protective spray.

Appropriately enough, “Sybille Bedford” makes just the right pendant to Selina Hastings’s excellent earlier biographies of Somerset Maugham and Evelyn Waugh.

His parents even accessorize him in a mini diamond-encrusted watch and a tiny chain with a pendant that reads “papa bear.”

She is having a necklace made of her sister’s fingerprint, a teardrop pendant similar to the one the sisters had made after Kim’s death.

Three years later, another father and son duo found a 500-year-old gold pendant worth $4 million in Essex.

But the beautiful porcelain pendant that Agatha (Saoirse Ronan) wears.

It was made by society jewelers Garrard, who refashioned the gems from a pendant she was given by her husband, George VI.

The pendant light is a flotilla of hot air balloons hand blown in glass.

It had a pendant that looked like a house, which to me signifies warmth and happiness.

The dew moistened each leaf, or hung in glittering pendant drops upon the thorn of the prickly pears which lined the roads.

Jimmy sat bolt upright, his black hat pendant between his knees.

Histoire de l'Europe pendant la Révolution Française, ii., 58-60.

A gold chain, with a number of pendant scaraboei, was found in a tomb in Vulci, transcending anything before seen by him.

Each bore a slender wand of two triangles of reeds adorned at the corners with pendant plumes.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pendant, such as: jewelry, chain, locket, earring, necklace, and medallion.

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