Latin Love, Vol III: pendere – 11 Words

pendant

an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry

Necklaces, earrings, pendants and rings with diamonds, sapphires and other gems will go on auction in New York City starting Tuesday.Washington Post (Dec 12, 2011)
pendulum

an apparatus in which an object is mounted to swing freely

Business culture often seems like a pendulum, swinging between two extremes: workforce autonomy and centralized management.Forbes (Mar 18, 2013)
ponder

reflect deeply on a subject

As I pondered the results, other questions came to mind.Scientific American (Apr 19, 2013)
ponderous

having great mass and weight and unwieldiness

Calm, composed, he uttered his thoughts in those ponderous sentences which ever after characterized his public addresses.Headley, Joel Tyler
impend

be imminent or about to happen

The president should not be kept in the dark about impending problems, particularly ones that are potentially explosive politically.
suspend

bar temporarily

A court order on Thursday suspended the game at Maracana Stadium, but was overturned a few hours later.
preponderance

superiority in power or influence

A preponderance of gadgetry can make the two plug sockets found in most student rooms seem inadequate.
appendage

a part that is joined to something larger

And Florida will no longer keep its distinct appendage shape.Scientific American (Feb 14, 2013)
compensate

make payment to

In Australia, gun owners were compensated when they handed in previously legal weapons.
dispensary

clinic where medicine and medical supplies are distributed

Patients are treated only at the dispensary serving the district in which they live.Various
recompense

the act of making amends for service or loss or injury

In 1830, the United States government made a large grant of lands to his heirs as a further recompense for his military services.Various

بازی یادگیری زبان انگلیسی