linger

[ ling-ger ]SEE DEFINITION OF linger

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LINGER

Angie moved slowly toward the door, but Josie inclined to linger.

These are some of the legends and superstitions which linger amongst us.

But it was not for long that Gloria was allowed to linger even in her own house.

But I cannot linger upon this at present, tempting although it be.

I will not linger over the affair—as unpleasant to myself as it can be to any of my readers.

I dare not linger over that horrible night, or the horrible days that followed.

If we linger, it only gives Hanley more time to plan trickery.

But obviously I must not linger over these early types of love.

Recognizing me she smiled; but I was in no mood to linger with her.

It is a point of such interest that I would like to linger upon it.

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