Thesaurus / linger

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If you’re going for a run or a bike ride, carry a mask in your pocket and avoid busy streets where passersby linger.
Ives notes the timing for inclusion is still up in the air, but “another quarter of profitability would help answer any lingering questions that S&P have,” he notes.
Despite many gaps between stones, sounds briefly lingered inside Stonehenge Lego, the team found.
Previously, some people in Japan and elsewhere had tested positive twice for the virus weeks apart, but doctors had concluded that those results were due to test errors or lingering infection.
Then, for the same period, they identified marine heat waves occurring around the world, where water temperatures for a region lingered in the highest 10 percent ever recorded for that place and that time of year.
Keep in mind, aerosols can linger in air long after a sick shopper has gone home.
Depending on the virus, those antibodies can linger in the blood for weeks, months — even decades.
I ought to linger nowhere; for misfortune flies to overtake me, and injures all that are connected with me.
Why did he linger behind when here was grass and water––surely water, for the smell of it was fresh and sweet.
THE EYE OF DREADPAYNE ERSKINE
But it did linger now, as Cally trod somewhat dreamily over streets that she had long known by heart.
V. V.'S EYESHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON

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