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synonyms for pendulous

  • dangling
  • hanging
  • pendent
  • oscillating
  • swinging
  • drooping
  • pendant
  • pendulant
  • pensile
  • suspended
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How to use pendulous in a sentence

The tail is white, short and pendulous, but does not descend lower than the thighs.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
The bird unfolded its wings, and arose in flight; then slowly circled round the pendulous globe.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Below a flattened, shapeless wedge of nose, his thick pendulous lips worked in and out in worried and laborious thought.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
In despairing rapture I clutched after a neck ornament hung with pendulous pearls as large as plums.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
He lost flesh everywhere except around the waist, so that his belly, hitherto inconspicuous, looked almost pendulous.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
It has a communication with the palate, and when filled with air, looks like a spire; when empty, it becomes pendulous.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
"He's no friend of mine," said McGuire as the thin, pendulous lips repeated their whistling interrogation.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
The old butler's mouth twitched, and his slightly pendulous cheeks quivered.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Then came the host with a candle and a pin, a large, genial Sicilian with pendulous mustaches.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
As for Bonaventure, sitting beside her, you could just see his bare feet limply pendulous under his wide palm-leaf hat.
BONAVENTUREGEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE
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WORDS RELATED TO PENDULOUS

  • drooping
  • droopy
  • hanging
  • pendent
  • pendulous
  • suspended
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.