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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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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.
That's the way to get spiked or tripped, so I hung back out of trouble at the start and let the field string out a bit.
His answer, in brief, is it was the willingness of both men to grapple with the full consequences of the newest ideas of space, time, and dimension, when others who had come before them cautiously hung back.
The DUP hung back at every stage 'let others do the hard work, and then sneaked forward to take advantage of other people`s efforts,' he said.
And while Camilla Parker Bowles accompanied him on his trek, she hung back, giving him plenty of space and time to come to terms with his bereavement.