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LINGER





Definition:

  1. [verb] remain present although waning or gradually dying; "Her perfume lingered on"

  2. [verb] be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
    Synonyms: loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, lurk, mill about, mill around

  3. [verb] leave slowly and hesitantly
    Synonyms: tarry

  4. [verb] take one's time; proceed slowly
    Synonyms: dawdle

  5. [verb] move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
    Synonyms: hover

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