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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.”
“He died a lingering death in hospital.”
Present participle for stay in a place longer than necessary because of a reluctance to leave
“As one magical day follows another, the sun seems to linger longer over the yard arm.”
Present participle for be slow to disappear or die
“We see these types of trials linger on for years as a method to win the case.”
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