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1. participle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtɪˌsɪpəl'] a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses.

Synonyms

  • participial
  • present participle
  • perfect participle
  • past participle

Etymology

  • participle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Dangling Participle

Example sentences of the word dangling-participle


1. Noun Phrase
Eliminating the subject "he" is an error that creates a dangling participle.

2. dangling

noun. ['ˈdæŋgəlɪŋ, ˈdæŋglɪŋ'] the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely).

Synonyms

  • hanging
  • support
  • suspension

Antonyms

  • unsupportive
  • nonbearing
  • forbid
  • disallow
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