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dangles

verb
present tense third-person singular of dangle

Synonyms of dangles

to place on an elevated point without support from below
  • he dangled the string in front of the cat, hoping that it was in the mood for play

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“Dangles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dangles. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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