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  • verbloiter, delay
  • verbcontinue, endure

synonyms for lingered

  • dawdle
  • drift
  • idle
  • remain
  • stay
  • stick around
  • wait
  • amble
  • crawl
  • dally
  • dillydally
  • falter
  • hesitate
  • hobble
  • lag
  • loll
  • lumber
  • mope
  • mosey
  • plod
  • poke
  • procrastinate
  • putter
  • saunter
  • shuffle
  • slouch
  • stagger
  • stop
  • stroll
  • tarry
  • tool
  • totter
  • trail
  • traipse
  • trifle
  • trudge
  • vacillate
  • be dilatory
  • be long
  • be tardy
  • fool around
  • fritter away
  • goof off
  • hang around
  • hang out
  • put off
  • sit around
  • take one's time
  • wait around
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antonyms for lingered

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  • forge
  • forward
  • go
  • leave
  • advance
  • carry on
  • complete
  • continue
  • finish
  • go ahead
  • run
  • rush
  • tiptoe
  • halt
  • hurry
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How to use lingered in a sentence

Express forecastForecast in detailThe worst of the rain ends this morning, but drizzle and fog linger into Friday morning.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: AFTER UP TO 4 INCHES, RAIN EASES THIS AFTERNOON; SKIES BRIGHTEN FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKENDDAVID STREITNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Fog is possible early, possibly lingering a bit longer in some areas, before sunshine becomes dominant as highs range from 70 to 75.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: STAYING WARM FOR A FEW MORE DAYS, BUT RAIN RETURNS MIDWEEKJASON SAMENOWNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a “Jets and Sharks” moment where alliances will forge and sometimes linger forever.
POLITICS REPORT: WINNERS AND LOSERS SPECIAL EDITIONSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A refreshing touch of acidity on the finish creates a lovely breadth and lingering flavors.
THE BEST BOTTLES FOR WINE LOVERS THIS YEARRACHEL KINGNOVEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
The Fed has also come under increased pressure to widen the reach of its own emergency lending programs and to consider new ways it can fill the economy’s lingering gaps.
FED CHIEF SAYS PACE OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY IS MODERATING WHILE PANDEMIC THREAT LOOMS LARGERACHEL SIEGELNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She packed up the robotics field and took a last walk through the building, lingering in the quiet room where she’d spent so much time working.
THIS AI WHIZ COULD BE THE NEXT ELON MUSK OR STEVE JOBS, BUT FIRST SHE HAS TO NAVIGATE BEING 18TAYLOR TELFORDNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That’s because post-election uncertainty and lingering political division could put a damper on consumer spending.
POST-ELECTION UNCERTAINTY IS BAD FOR THE ECONOMYMARC BAINNOVEMBER 4, 2020QUARTZ
However, what makes this election especially different for Miller is the lingering effects of Hurricane Zeta that are still being felt in the area.
HIGH ANXIETYTRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 4, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
What legislators got was some lingering confusion about the rules and whether they can be enforced.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: ENFORCEMENT QUESTIONS LOOM OVER SCHOOLS, NURSING HOMESKARA GRANT AND JARED WHITLOCKOCTOBER 30, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The tiniest of these droplets, known as aerosols, can linger in the air for hours.
7 TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE AS COVID-19 CASES RISE AND COLDER WEATHER HEIGHTENS THE RISKLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 25, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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