hovers (over)

present tense third-person singular of hover (over)
as in threatens
to remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on after the first big layoff, the possibility of losing their jobs hovered over all of the factory's workers

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“Hovers (over).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hovers%20%28over%29. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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