Examples of pendent in a Sentence
the dining area is lit by tasteful pendent lamps over the tables
Recent Examples of pendent from the Web
His distinctive speech-music, though a little rougher and breathier these days, has not altered, a shapely sequence of rhythmic, pendent clauses that resolve in a bassless but confiding growl.
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PENDENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pendent for English Language Learners
: hanging down from above
legal Definition of pendent
- a pendent suit
- the Supreme Court drew a sharp distinction between pendent claims and pendent parties
- —National Law Journal
- is pendent upon another claim
Origin and Etymology of pendent
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