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See definition of pendent on Dictionary.com
  • adj.hanging; overhanging
  • adj.undecided

synonyms for pendent

  • dangling
  • hanging
  • overhanging
  • pendant
  • pendulous
  • pensile
  • drooping
  • suspended
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The large soft leaves and the pendent moss of the oaks were gray with dust, but the shade was cool and delicious.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Opening a cupboard door, Kilfane revealed a number of pendent, ragged garments, and two more bowler hats.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Some even went 'jusqu' l'Arbre sec, Ou li oisel pendent au bec.'
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Cf. 'blown with restless violence round about The pendent world'; Meas.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
In one corner was a four-poster bed with the faded peacock-blue dressing-gown pendent below a tousled nightcap of gray silk.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Some are destitute of horns, while others have them very much elevated, and others so bent down, that they are almost pendent.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
In a domestic state, and in cold and temperate climates, his ears are somewhat pendent, and his bristles are white.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
She had the heavy, slightly pendent lower lip that goes with much pouting.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Ye cover your horses with silken trappings, and I know not how much fine cloth hangs pendent from your coats of mail.
THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, THE TEMPLE CHURCH, AND THE TEMPLECHARLES G. ADDISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PENDENT

  • drooping
  • droopy
  • hanging
  • pendent
  • pendulous
  • suspended
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