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Synonyms for hanging

Synonyms for hanging

hung or appearing to be hung from a support

Synonyms for hanging

decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window

a form of capital punishment

the act of suspending something (hanging it from above so it moves freely)

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But she remains in prison in Tabriz and subject to execution by hanging.
Mousavi's comments follow the execution by hanging of two people in connection with the unrest that erupted in the wake of the disputed presidential vote in June last year.
Moreover, he would have not even imagined that the curse of Kuwait would return to haunt him and lead to his execution by hanging on the last day of 2006.
But, even if Saddam is sentenced to execution by hanging, it could take months for the verdict to be carried out.
In its annual report, the human rights group highlighted the secret execution by hanging of former police officer Susumu Kitagawa.
Saddam and seven former members of his regime are on trial over a crackdown against residents of the town of Dujail, and they face a possible execution by hanging if found guilty.
Tehran, Dec 29 (ANI): Iran, which is already facing criticism for sentencing a woman to death by stoning, has failed to silence international outcry by instead pursuing an execution by hanging.
Saddam and seven former members face possible execution by hanging if convicted on charges of crimes against humanity in a crackdown against Shi'ites in the town of Dujail, launched after a 1982 assassination attempt against the then-Iraqi leader.
According to previous reports, in a ruling from the Iranian Supreme Court, Nadarkhani was sentenced to execution by hanging for, "turning his back on Islam" and "converting Muslims to Christianity.
Saddam and seven former members of his regime face possible execution by hanging if convicted on charges of crimes against humanity in a crackdown against Shiites in the town Dujail in the 1980s.
They vary in subject from a woman who is studying the effects of an execution by hanging on the victim's family to a young homosexual man who thinks he has committed a murder in Alaska.