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  Words related to hover

Related / Similar Words: levitate, linger, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate, brood, loom, bulk large

 

Definition:
  • hang in the air; fly or be suspended above;
  • be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity; "The guru claimed that he could levitate";
  • move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner";
  • be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement";
  • hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long";

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    Hyponyms: poise, shillyshally

     

    Grouped Verbs: levitate

     

    Entailments: rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise

     

    Derivational Morphology: levitation, oscillation, hesitation, vacillation, wavering, waverer, vacillator, hesitator, hesitater

     

     
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