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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 victory for Southampton over Liverpool hung heavily on Everton as they tried to take full advantage.
Dealers said a wait-and-see mood hung heavily over the market ahead of the package of measures the government will adopt on Wednesday to stem deflation and accelerate the disposal of bad loans held by banks.
In spite of the bright lights, a different kind of fog hung heavily inside the building.
The shadow of conflict has hung heavily over Muso's country since then Guatemalan President Alvaro Arzu (1996-2000) formally demanded the return of those 12,000 sq km.
ROMANCE HUNG heavily in the air when Don Latarski and Rue de Blues made a guest appearance with the Eugene Symphony Orchestra on Valentine's Day, and a whole lot of that love was directed toward the gifted guitarist.
Gone is the weariness that hung heavily on his last album, ``Time Out of Mind.
The stench of death hung heavily over the land, and the tragic scene was compounded by a killer drought" (Burr & Collins, 1995:19).
Butcher's thoughts after the goalless draw against 10 man St Johnstone last weekend hung heavily around the anxiety he reckons has infected his side, who have scored just once in their last seven league matches.
The Camilla factor hung heavily over the marriage of Charles and Diana from its beginnings in 1981.
Today, a sense of depression hung heavily in the air after it was revealed 428 jobs are to go at Lackenby, Skinningrove, Hartlepool and Darlington.
Since landing his maiden win at Coventry last December, the weight of expectation has hung heavily on the shoulders of Sam Poots's dog.