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dan·gle / ˈdanggəl/ • v. [intr.] hang or swing loosely: saucepans dangled from a rail | [tr.] they were dangling their legs over the water. ∎  [tr.] fig. offer (an enticing incentive) to someone. PHRASES: keep someone dangling keep someone in an uncertain position.DERIVATIVES: dan·gler / -glər/ n. dan·gly / -glē/ adj.

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dangle

dangle XVI. of symbolic formation; cf. NFris, dangeln, Sw. dangla, Da. dangle, parallel to Icel., Sw. dingla, Da. dingle, of similar meaning; see -LE 2.

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dangle

dangledraggle, gaggle, haggle, raggle-taggle, straggle, waggle •algal •angle, bangle, bespangle, dangle, entangle, fandangle, jangle, mangel, mangle, spangle, strangle, tangle, wangle, wide-angle, wrangle •triangle • quadrangle • rectangle •pentangle • right angle • gargle •bagel, finagle, Hegel, inveigle, Schlegel •beagle, eagle, illegal, legal, paralegal, regal, spread eagle, viceregal •porbeagle •giggle, higgle, jiggle, niggle, sniggle, squiggle, wiggle, wriggle •commingle, cringle, dingle, Fingal, intermingle, jingle, mingle, shingle, single, swingle, tingle •prodigal • madrigal • warrigal •surcingle • Christingle •boggle, goggle, joggle, synagogal, toggle, woggle •diphthongal, Mongol, pongal •hornswoggle •bogle, mogul, ogle •Bruegel •bugle, frugal, fugal, google •Dougal, Mughal •Portugal • conjugal •juggle, smuggle, snuggle, struggle •bungle, fungal, jungle •McGonagall • astragal •burghal, burgle, Fergal, gurgle

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