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hang

verb condemn to death, corporal punishment, deprive of life, dispose of by death, end the life of a connemned, inflict capital punishment, inflict mortal punishhent, kill, murder, punish by death, punish with death, put to death, put to death according to law, slay, snuff out the life of, terminate the life of
Associated concepts: death by lethal injection, death penalty, electric chair, gas chamber, right to life
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When Lagerfeld came to the brand in 1965, he envisioned fur coats that moved seamlessly with the body rather than hanging heavily on the frame.
Adulthood comes very quickly for young people in care, with the prospect of living alone hanging heavily over their heads from the age of 14 or 15 years old.
Not was only the shadow of the 2003 SARS epidemic still hanging heavily on the city, but the memory of the sit-down production of "The Producers" and "Hairspray" that folded in record time that year added to the grief.