hover

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Verb[change]

Plain form
hover

Third-person singular
hovers

Past tense
hovered

Past participle
hovered

Present participle
hovering

  1. To hover is to hang in the air, almost in one place
    The kestrel hovered, with rapidly beating wings.
  2. Figurative uses:
    He hovered between this and that.
    His pen hovered over the paper as his mind hovered over the alternatives.