Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Banstead lingered by the threshold and took up an illustrated paper.

It was over his image that she had lingered that morning in her closet.

For years afterward, the memory of one evening lingered with him.

There was nothing more to say--time pressed--yet I lingered dumb and irresolute.

And this was why he lingered in the kitchen,—not knowing just what to say.

She lingered about the store until John had gone, and then went forward to the counter.

She lingered for a moment, looking out into a glittering world.

Kirkwood lingered momentarily on the doorstep, to listen acutely.

Yet he lingered, in poor company, daring fate that he might see the end of the affair.

Good Indian lingered on the porch for half an hour or so, waiting for Evadna to appear.