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1. pendant

adjective. ['ˈpɛndənt'] held from above.

Synonyms

  • dependent
  • supported

Antonyms

  • independent
  • free
  • unaddicted

Etymology

  • pendaunt (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Pendant

  • superintendent
  • superintendant
  • interdependent
  • transcendent
  • resplendent
  • independent
  • descendent
  • descendant
  • dependent
  • defendant
  • attendant
  • ascendant

Example sentences of the word pendant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Work on the back of the pendant or earring.

2. Adjective
They are pendant or upright with no distinguishable upper and lower surfaces.

Quotes containing the word pendant


1. We would never call inexplicable little insights 'hunches,' for fear of drawing the universe's attention. But they happened, and you knew you had been in the proximity of one that had come through if you saw a detective kiss his or her fingers and touch his or her chest where a pendant to Warsha, patron saint of inexplicable inspirations, would, theoretically, hang.
- China Miéville, The City & the City

2. pendant

noun. ['ˈpɛndənt'] branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling.

Synonyms

  • chandelier
  • pendent

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • unassisted
  • unbacked

Etymology

  • pendaunt (Anglo-Norman)

3. pendant

noun. ['ˈpɛndənt'] an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring).

Synonyms

  • necklace
  • lavalier
  • eardrop
  • drop earring
  • adornment
  • lavalliere
  • lavaliere
  • pendent

Antonyms

  • unwarranted
  • groundless
  • unfounded
  • single-handed

Etymology

  • pendaunt (Anglo-Norman)
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