from The Century Dictionary.
- To hang or swing freely; swing; dangle; vibrate as a pendulum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb rare To swing as a pendulum.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
swinglike a pendulum.
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The reticule ceased to pendulate, the conversation stopped abruptly, the boy and girl stood profoundly astonished.
Sure, it's traditional for Americans to vote either Dem or Repug, just as in Canada we perilously pendulate between the lookalike Fibs and ConArtists, but IT'S A FALSE TRADITION.