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pendulous

pen·du·lous

pendulous

 
pronunciation:
pen j ls [or] pen d ls [or] pend y ls
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: hanging downward; suspended so as to swing or sway.
The willow's pendulous branches swayed in the wind.This blackbird makes a pendulous nest.
definition 2: swinging back and forth.
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derivation: pendulously (adv.)