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To hang, or to hang down - thesaurus

Synonyms

hang

verb

to be fixed so that the top part is held in position but the bottom part is loose and can move easily

hang

verb

if a picture, mirror etc hangs somewhere, it is fixed to a wall there

hang

verb

if a wall or room is hung with pictures, there are pictures on the walls

hang out

to lean out of a window so that the top part of your body is outside

dangle

verb

if you dangle something, or if it dangles, it hangs or swings without anything stopping it

droop

verb

to hang downwards

cascade

verb

to flow down or hang down in large amounts

droopy

adjective

hanging downwards

pendulous

adjective

hanging down and swinging easily

saggy

adjective

beginning to bend in the middle or hang down because of weight or pressure

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drag

verb

if something drags on the ground, it touches the ground when someone or something is moving along, for example because it is too long or too heavy

fall

verb

literary to hang down

flop

verb

to move or hang in a loose, heavy, and uncontrolled way

sling

verb

to put something somewhere so that it is wrapped round something or hangs down

string

verb

to hang something between two objects

string

verb

to hang things in a line

suspend

verb

formal to hang something from something else

trail

verb

if something trails somewhere, it hangs down from something

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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