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  Words related to hanging

Related / Similar Words: suspension, dangling, wall hanging

 

Definition:
  • the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely); "there was a small ceremony for the hanging of the portrait";
  • a form of capital punishment; victim is suspended by the neck from a gallows or gibbet until dead; "in those days the hanging of criminals was a public entertainment";
  • decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; "the cold castle walls were covered with hangings";

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    Hyponyms: dossal, dossel, Kakemono, lambrequin, tapestry, arras

     

    Derivational Morphology: hang, dangle, suspend, string up, hang up

     

    Anagrams: anhinga, Ghanian, hang in, nigh(a)

     

     
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