Definitions

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  • adv. In a pendulous manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a pendulous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a pendulous manner; waveringly.

Etymologies

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pendulous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • “Of course,” Sir Frederick continued, dangling the necklace from his fist, the charm swinging back and forth pendulously, “you could have this back if you changed your mind.”

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • The bread demon had recovered and was now busily poking through the kitchen cabinets, looking for something else to eat, its red belly hanging pendulously over its belt line.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • A pedigree dairy cow may yield prodigious quantities of milk, but its pendulously cumbersome udder would seriously impede it in any attempt to outrun a lion.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • Unfortunately, this means that when Scully is not orating on behalf of the revolution, he is swinging pendulously between the two women for whom he lusts.

    A Specter is Haunting Texas

  • Marlys was a gentle tank of a woman with hennaed hair and folds of fat that hung so pendulously from her arms they seemed like loose white wings.

    Copper River

  • Everyone moved pendulously in layers of winter clothing, astronauts navigating the surface of a distant planet.

    The Tenth Circle

  • The other man was almost as tall as his companion, but obscenely fat, his enormous belly hanging pendulously between his thighs like a great tongue lolling from an open mouth.

    The Black Angel

  • The other was an enormously fat man with a belly that wobbled pendulously between his thighs, obscuring his groin.

    The Black Angel

  • He has a large head and a ludicrous greaser's pompadour that hangs pendulously between his eyebrows like a limp penis.

    Broken Music, A Memoir

  • Bent tubing several metres across dangled pendulously into emptiness.

    Damia's Children

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