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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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They were a long distance off, but the Wicked Witch was angry to find them in her country; so she blew upon a silver whistle that hung around her neck.
But this fellow hung around for an hour or more and I finally had to give it up.
So White Fang hung around the landing with the disreputable gang of Indian dogs, waiting for steamers.
They both hung around acting suspiciously for approximately 30 minutes before one of the men stole a number of sets of headphones and placed them under his jacket before leaving the store.