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pendulous

 [pen´du-lus]
hanging loosely; dependent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pendulous

Hanging loosely or suspended so as to be able to swing or sway.
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Other faces wore the similitude of man or woman, but distorted or extravagant, with red noses pendulous before their mouths, which seemed of awful depth, and stretched from ear to ear in an eternal fit of laughter.
`What has he done with his money.' asked a red-faced gentleman with a pendulous excrescence on the end of his nose, that shook like the gills of a turkey-cock.
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In early summer it produces pendulous clusters of dainty, bell-shaped cream to pink flowers, while in autumn, the leaves turn sizzling shades of orange and red.
The decor promises maximum cosiness with pendulous baubles of lights that illuminate the place at night, fluffy blankets and innovative furniture, that will transport visitors to their favourite European mountain resorts and seasonal markets.
Updated with recent techniques, this edition has a section on oncoplastic breast surgery, with new chapters on breast conservation techniques in upper and lower pole lesions and subareolar lesions, combined breast conservation techniques with reduction mammoplasty, extreme oncoplastic techniques, total skin sparing mastectomy, skin sparing mastectomy for the pendulous breast, the Goldilocks mastectomy, and alternatives to tissue rearrangement.
Paint for him another dark night scene and put in the centre that pendulous child's swing, in the dullness of its cherry red.
Jeremiah Muigai, ThikaA Boer goat is brown and white in colour with long pendulous ears.
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Usually a common condition in dogs and mostly reported in pendulous ear breeds (Joyce, 2000).
"While people are cooking for holiday parties they may be wearing a pendulous dress or something that could catch fire over the open flame of a stove.