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9. waver, hesitate, vacillate, shilly-shally, hem and haw, beat around the bush, toss and turn; pause, hang back, shuffle, flounder, hold back; straddle, blow hot and cold, tergiversate; doubt, have one's doubts, have qualms.
10. remain, stay, abide, attend, stand by, stick by; linger, persist, endure, continue, hold, hang upon.
11. float, glide, drift, waft; flutter, flit; hover, hang over.
12. hang around Informal,

a. frequent, resort, haunt, SI. hang out, hang about,
b. linger, dally, loiter, mosey, idle, bide one's time; potter, piddle, dawdle, SI. putz.
13. hang back
stay back, hold back, flinch, shy; recoil, shrink, shirk, cower, crouch.
14. hang on a.
hold fast, cling to, cleave to, stick, adhere; grip, cohere, hold to, clutch, grasp,
b. persevere, persist, hold out, endure, perdure, hang in there; go on, carry on, hold on, hold up; fight to the end, go down fighting, stand up against,

c. give ear, absorb, listen devotedly, be rapt, be attentive, give one's undivided attention.
15. hang over a.
be postponed, be delayed, be prorogued, be put off, be laid over.
b. loom, threaten, impend, menace; approach, near, come on, draw near; be imminent, be near at hand, be around the corner.
16. hang up a.
cause delay, obstruct, block, clog, bottleneck; slow down, retard, hinder, hold up, hamper, restrict,
b. break the connection, replace the receiver, disconnect, cut off.
-n.
17. Informal, meaning, thought, significance, signification, sense; purport, import, connotation, denotation; gist, trend, tenor, bearing.
18.
Informal, knack, way, turn, manner, procedure, system; wise, style, usage,

hangdog, adj. 1. browbeaten, intimidated, defeated, crestfallen; abject, miserable, wretched, degraded, debased; cringing, cowering, cowardly, spineless, pusillanimous.
2. embarrassed, shamefaced, ashamed, abashed, guilty-looking, conscience-stricken; sneaky, sneaking, furtive, shifty, skulking,

hanger-on, n. dependent, vassal, minion, lackey, flunky, retainer, henchman, U.S. Politics, ward heeler; parasite, leech, sycophant, SI. sponge; toady, Inf. yes man, flatterer, fawner, Inf. apple-polisher, Inf. bootlicker; follower, appendage, shadow, satellite, SI. groupie, Inf. puppydog, Inf. gofer,

hanging, n. 1. gibbeting, lynching, Inf. swinging. Inf. necktie party, execution.
2. suspension, pendency, pensility, pendulousness, drooping, dangling.
3.
Often

hangings drapery, curtain, tapestry, arras; pictures, paintings, artwork. See - drapery.
-adj.
4. pendent, suspended, swinging; pensile, dangling, drooping, pendulous.

hangman, n. public executioner, official killer, Brit. SI. Jack Ketch.

hangover, n. aftereffects, unpleasant aftereffects, crapulousness, crapulence, crapulency, SI. morning after, SI. head.

hang-up, n. Informal, preoccupation, fixation, fixed idea, Fr. idŁe fixe, quirk, SI. kink; psychological block, impediment,

hank, n. skein, roll, length, piece; twist, coil, loop, knot.

hanker, v. Usu.

hanker after or

for long for, yearn for, itch for, hunger for, thirst for, pant for, lust for, SI. lech after, Inf. yen for, wish for; crave, desire, covet, want, want with all one's heart, set one's heart on, want in the worst way, pine for, be dying for, die for; have an eye to, be bent on, have a fancy for.

hankering, n. desire, Inf. yen, itch, hunger, thirst;

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