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 for Suspended
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Suspend \Sus*pend"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suspended; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Suspending.] [F. suspendre, or OF. souspendre (where
     the prefix is L. subtus below, from sub under), L.
     suspendere, suspensum; pref. sus- (see Sub-) + pendere to
     hang. See Pedant, and cf. Suspense, n.]
     1. To attach to something above; to hang; as, to suspend a
        ball by a thread; to suspend a needle by a loadstone.
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     2. To make to depend; as, God hath suspended the promise of
        eternal life on the condition of obedience and holiness of
        life. [Archaic] --Tillotson.
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     3. To cause to cease for a time; to hinder from proceeding;
        to interrupt; to delay; to stay.
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              Suspend your indignation against my brother. --Shak.
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              The guard nor fights nor fies; their fate so near
              At once suspends their courage and their fear.
                                                    --Denham.
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     4. To hold in an undetermined or undecided state; as, to
        suspend one's judgment or opinion. --Locke.
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     5. To debar, or cause to withdraw temporarily, from any
        privilege, from the execution of an office, from the
        enjoyment of income, etc.; as, to suspend a student from
        college; to suspend a member of a club.
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              Good men should not be suspended from the exercise
              of their ministry and deprived of their livelihood
              for ceremonies which are on all hands acknowledged
              indifferent.                          --Bp.
                                                    Sanderson.
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     6. To cause to cease for a time from operation or effect; as,
        to suspend the habeas corpus act; to suspend the rules of
        a legislative body.
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     7. (Chem.) To support in a liquid, as an insoluble powder, by
        stirring, to facilitate chemical action.
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     To suspend payment (Com.), to cease paying debts or
        obligations; to fail; -- said of a merchant, a bank, etc.
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     Syn: To hang; interrupt; delay; intermit; stay; hinder;
          debar.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  suspended
      adj 1: (of undissolved particles in a fluid) supported or kept
             from sinking or falling by buoyancy and without apparent
             attachment; "suspended matter such as silt or mud...";
             "dust particles suspended in the air"; "droplets in
             suspension in a gas"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  118 Moby Thesaurus words for "suspended":
     abeyant, apathetic, broken, broken off, cascading, cataleptic,
     catatonic, chopped-off, choppy, dangling, dead, decousu, dependent,
     depending, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discrete,
     disjunctive, dopey, dormant, dull, episodic, extra, falling,
     falling loosely, fitful, flat, flowing, foul, fresh, groggy,
     hanging, heavy, held back, held in reserve, held out, herky-jerky,
     hung, in abeyance, in hand, in suspense, inactive, incoherent,
     inert, intermittent, interrupted, irregular, jagged, jerky,
     languid, languorous, latent, leaden, lifeless, logy, mint, new,
     noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonuniform,
     original, parenthetic, passive, patchy, pendent, pending,
     pendulant, pendular, penduline, pendulous, pensile, phlegmatic,
     pristine, put aside, put by, reserve, saved, scrappy, sedentary,
     slack, sleeping, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, snatchy, spare,
     spasmodic, spotty, stagnant, standing, static, stored, swinging,
     tame, to spare, torpid, unapplied, unaroused, unbeaten,
     unconnected, unconsumed, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended,
     unhandled, unjoined, unspent, unsuccessive, untapped, untouched,
     untrodden, unused, unutilized, waived, weeping
  
  

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