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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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But when they got to the ceremony Chris hung back, letting the mum-of-two walk ahead.
Michelle said: "Visitors have come in to the shelter, but because Toby is so shy he has hung back in the shadows.
Instead of a steady stream of people drifting off to the concourse with anything up to 15 minutes to go to half-time, they all hung back for a bit longer before there was a co-ordinated mass exodus with four minutes left.
Cate: When I met the Mommies for their baby's first photos--the ultrasound--they hung back near the foot of the bed, fidgeting with excitement at the prospect of seeing their child.
He hung back for a few moments when he realised we wouldn't speed up and then overtook at a dangerous spot.
Slowly, I rolled over the DANGER sign, lifted off the saddle and hung back over the rear tire of my 27-speed Specialized FSR to transfer weight where I would need it most.