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suspender
 n.  elastic straps that hold trousers up; something suspends something else
Classic Sentence: (71 in 5 pages)
1  The checkered pattern of that suspender recurred incessantly to his mind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
2  He had seized Cabuc's collar, blouse, shirt, and suspender with his left hand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER VIII—MANY INTERROGATION POINTS WITH REGARD TO A C...
3  Short of paper, short of ink, short of men, the newspapers had suspended publication after the siege began, and the wildest rumors appeared from nowhere and swept through the town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  Trial by jury and the law of habeas corpus were practically suspended.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  I was in a state of suspended animation and it was enough that I had something to eat and a bed to lie on.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  Then she laid out a sheet of paper, and sat over it with suspended pen.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
7  It was a small group still, with heterogeneous figures suspended in large unpeopled spaces; but Lily did not take long to learn that its regulation was no longer in Mr. Stancy's hands.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
8  In vain the captain threatened to throw him overboard; suspended a cutlass over his naked wrists; Queequeg was the son of a King, and Queequeg budged not.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
9  Two enormous wooden pots painted black, and suspended by asses' ears, swung from the cross-trees of an old top-mast, planted in front of an old doorway.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15. Chowder.
10  Seems it credible that by three such thin threads the great Leviathan was suspended like the big weight to an eight day clock.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
11  Immediately, by Starbuck's orders, lines were secured to it at different points, so that ere long every boat was a buoy; the sunken whale being suspended a few inches beneath them by the cords.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.
12  Crowding all sail the Pequod pressed after them; the harpooneers handling their weapons, and loudly cheering from the heads of their yet suspended boats.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
13  For, suspended in those watery vaults, floated the forms of the nursing mothers of the whales, and those that by their enormous girth seemed shortly to become mothers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
14  The owners were ordered not to return, the Free Speech was suspended with as little compunction as the business of the "People's Grocery" broken up and the proprietors murdered.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
15  Madame Ratignolle removed her veil, wiped her face with a rather delicate handkerchief, and fanned herself with the fan which she always carried suspended somewhere about her person by a long, narrow ribbon.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  They found a small recess in the one nearest the base of the rock, with a pallet of blankets spread down in it; also an old suspender, some bacon rind, and the well-gnawed bones of two or three fowls.
2  Even if every other suspender rope deteriorated, the bridge wouldn't fall down.
3  A lamp was suspended from the ceiling above us.
4  We saw smoke suspended in the still air.
5  The project was suspended because of the shortage of fund.
6  A UN official said aid programs will be suspended until there's adequate protection for relief convoys.
7  A painting of Ingres was suspended on the wall.
8  Tom is suspended from school for a week for bad conduct.
9  Sales of the drug will be suspended until more tests are completed.
10  Some animals, such as hedgehogs, exist in a state of suspended animation during the winter.
11  Several employees were suspended amid allegations that financial improprieties had been committed.
12  She lay in a state of suspended animation, waiting for dawnlight, when she would rise.
13  With Jamie Pollock suspended for one match, Proctor could press his claims for a recall to the squad.
14  The ferry service has been suspended for the day because of bad weather.
15  Sometimes all suspended their by-play to observe and listen to the principal actors.