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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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The Celtics hung tough until the Clippers closed the third quarter with an 18-6 run and opened a 21-point lead.
Defending champion San Miguel-Northern Cement hung tough on a day of ballooning scores yesterday, pooling 108 points built around the eight-over-par 69 worth 38 of Jingky Tuazon to stay five points ahead of Manila Southwoods after three rounds of centerpiece Fil Championship play of the 67th Fil-Am Invitational.
Though it hung tough in the second half, Lee High can vouch for that.
After Saturday's ceremony honoring Arthur Magana for establishing the program a dozen years ago, he hung tough in the corner behind his young boxers, coaching them in an amateur boxing show.
The Elasto Painters last night broke away in the second quarter and hung tough in the stretch for a 112-108 victory and a commanding 3-0 lead over Alaska in their best-of-seven title series for the Oppo PBA Commissioner's Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
However, the hustling hosts hung tough come crunch time in pulling out a hard-earned 69-50 victory.
That brought up Lof ton, who hung tough until Street had thrown six more pitches and Furcal had stolen second base.
After sizzling with a bogey-free 69 in the first round, Superal struggled a bit in windy condition but hung tough to submit a two-birdie, one-bogey card to hold off her hot The Country Club teammate.
The Warriors built a big lead early, maintained their momentum midway through and hung tough down the stretch in gaining a 69-50 home victory.
The Kings, shorthanded and generally outmanned, hung tough, and their hard work paid off late in the period.
Dooley paid tribute to the Azkals' fighting spirit after they hung tough in the face of repeated North Koreans attack in front of a 50,000 strong crowd.