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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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His clothes were plain and rich, but no chain of gold, such as folk of his stand in life wore at most times, hung around his neck, and no jewel was about him; yet no one could mistake him for aught but one of proud and noble blood.
The other two were averted by the gorget, and by the shield which hung around his neck.
5%, the average length of time bonds hung around was typically 100 days, with a 158-day peak in March 2006.
When asked why they hung around in gangs, young people said it was because they felt safer and less likely to be attacked, Coun Holl-Allen added
With South Dakota State's only tall player out with an injury and its top scorer hobbling on a bad hip Sunday, the beleaguered Jackrabbits probably hung around a bit longer than they should have in a 72-61 nonconference men's basketball loss to Cal State Northridge in front of a crowd of 792 at the Matadome.
The hatchlings had scraperlike teeth, for example, and they hung around their mother for their first weeks of life.
Their heads and the gems that once hung around their necks dangle from his fingers
A BESOTTED woman who stalked a young police officer chased after his patrol car on her bicycle and hung around outside his police station.