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pendant, pendent, pendent drop

pendant, 2 on an Early New England house
pendant, 1: A
1. A suspended feature or hanging ornament used in the vaults and timber roofs of Gothic architecture or Gothic Revival; also called a pendent.
2. A
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With its relatively large flower buds, the inflorescence hangs pendently down the side of the plant.
Adiponectin gene polymorphisms and adiponectin levels are inde102 pendently associated with the development of hyperglycemia during a 3-year period: the epidemiologic data on the insulin resistance syndrome prospective study.
It has a soul to be blessed or damned, and one 9.25 fate or the other it will meet in the long run, quite inde- Pendently of what may be said or done to it now.