The correct answer is hang in the air.
A. advance slowly
D. hang in the air
The correct answer is (D) To hang in the air; to remain in the same place in the air as though temporarily suspended; to linger about; to wait nearby; to remain in an uncertain state
Hover comes from Middle English hoveren, hoven (to hover)
Examples of use:
- The bee hovered above the flower for several seconds.
- At parties, the men always seem to hover around Marilyn.