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  1. dangling participle(noun)

    a participle (usually at the beginning of a sentence) apparently modifying a word other than the word intended: e.g., `flying across the country' in `flying across the country the Rockies came into view'

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  1. dangling participle(Noun)

    Any participle used as a dangling modifier.

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