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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 Charlie Swan-trained gelding idled badly on the run-in at Fairyhouse on his previous start but despite hanging fire again close home, Walsh got him home a length and a half ahead of market rival Mac Three.
UEFA are hanging fire on whether to take action following Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien's controversial challenge on Dietmar Hamann during last night's draw against Liverpool in the Champions League game at Stamford Bridge.
GORDON STRACHAN is hanging fire on signing an emergency stopper because he knows comeback kid John Kennedy is waiting in the wings.
More irritating is the continuing delay in finalising the club's ground deal with Sefton Council, which still seems to be hanging fire over supposedly minor technicalities.
According to the EBU he has accepted the fight but he is still hanging fire on the date.
ICM Research, which carried out the survey, says customers may be hanging fire until after the Budget.
32 crore in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, a project which has been hanging fire for over three years.