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Adjective
Lasting for a long time or slow to end
“The cheer that resonates around arenas as races are won and world records are broken is always accompanied by the lingering doubt that the feats are enhanced by drugs.”
Adjective
Difficult to move, remove, or cure
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“He died a lingering death in hospital.”
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Too long
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Slow to act
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Slight but nagging
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Remaining in the mind
Noun
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
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The act of retarding or delaying
Verb
Present participle for to stay in a place, typically for longer than necessary
“As one magical day follows another, the sun seems to linger longer over the yardarm.”
Verb
Present participle for to be slow to disappear, complete or die
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“We see these types of trials linger on for years as a method to win the case.”
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Present participle for to be slow to act
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“Do not linger in completing your exfoliation, as leaving any product on your skin too long can cause dryness and itching.”
Verb
Present participle for to walk around in a given place
“Many fans would just linger around in the stadium for hours long after Elvis had left the building.”
Verb
Smouldering or smoldering
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Present participle for to remain in the air or on the surface of a liquid
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Present participle for think about seriously
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Present participle for linger
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Present participle for walk in a leisurely way
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