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 Meanings and Examples of HOVER
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hover
 v.  hang about; wait nearby; remain floating
Classic Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
1  I will hover near and direct the steel aright.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
2  Pearl's inevitable tendency to hover about the enigma of the scarlet letter seemed an innate quality of her being.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
3  Moths, and all sorts of ugly creatures," replied Estella, with a glance towards him, "hover about a lighted candle.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
4  I have said that the company were all gone; but I ought to have excepted Uriah, whom I don't include in that denomination, and who had never ceased to hover near us.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
5  To Regina's work-room Lily was therefore committed by her friends, and there Mrs. Fisher left her with a sigh of relief, while Gerty's watchfulness continued to hover over her at a distance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
6  Over Descartian vortices you hover.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
7  It was of white marble, in shape something like a winged sphinx, but the wings, instead of being carried vertically at the sides, were spread so that it seemed to hover.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In III
8  Everywhere, swarms of flies hovered over the men, crawling and buzzing in their faces, everywhere was blood, dirty bandages, groans, screamed curses of pain as stretcher bearers lifted men.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
9  The other officers hovered helplessly about, whispering and waving their hands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
10  The other Carpetbaggers and Scallawags who remained were uncertain, frightened, and they hovered together for comfort, wondering what the legislative investigation would bring to light concerning their own private affairs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
11  It was of course impossible to accept a loan from Rosedale; but proximate possibilities hovered temptingly before her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
12  It seemed formed of detached white vapours, rising and falling something like the spouts of the whales; only they did not so completely come and go; for they constantly hovered, without finally disappearing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
13  Shrouded in a thin drooping veil of mist, it hovered for a moment in the rainbowed air; and then fell swamping back into the deep.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
14  The mass of women and children stopped, and hovered together like alarmed and fluttering birds.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
15  Slowly and reluctantly yielding to the necessity, he quitted the place, and mingled with the throng that hovered nigh.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
Example Sentence:
1  He held the aircraft to hover on the lake and listened over his headset.
2  Some birds hover when they look for animals to kill on the ground.
3  Beautiful butterflies hovered above the wild flowers.
4  A hawk hovered in the blue sky.
5  He hovered on the edge of consciousness.
6  The eagle hovered, ready to swoop at any moment.
7  A hawk hovered over the hill.
8  The plane hovered about for several turns before landing.
9  A full moon hovered in the sky.
10  The switch hovered in the air -- the peril was desperate -- "My! Look behind you, aunt!" The old lady whirled round, and snatched her skirts out of danger.
11  According as the shifting obscurity and flickering gleam hovered here or glanced there, it was now the bearded physician, Luke that bent his brow.
12  Nor would most hovering drones stand a chance in the intense storms and blizzards that helicopters sometimes have to fly into.
13  I'm hovering in a makeshift kitchen, watching one of Italy's most eminent marine biologists gleefully playing chef.
14  The bird is hovering over a mouse.
15  A hawk hovers in the sky.