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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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“Andre gives him instructions on how to communicate with him, and suggests that Arnold not tarry, but make the decision soon while the British offer is still open.”
Present participle for to stay in the same place, position or level
“He had intended to tarry at Ephesus until Pentecost.”
Present participle for to reside or stay somewhere temporarily
“In days of yore, Baron Hugo, and later on, his descendants on returning from their expeditions to Spain against the Moors, or from repelling the Northmen, used to tarry for a while at his Manor.”
Present participle for to speak or act in a deliberately vague way to gain more time to deal with something
Present participle for to remain in existence, or in the same state, indefinitely or for an extended period
Present participle for walk in a slow, relaxed manner
Present participle for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
The action of delaying or moving at a slow pace
The act of retarding or delaying
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Slow to act
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