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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LINGERING

This was the ungracious manner in which the sister took note of his lingering.

Miss Priest was no "spin" lingering on in spinsterhood against her will.

The children were lingering on the beach when Edward came that day.

Roland was lingering unwillingly, detained by Burnham's imperative hand.

Josie was lingering on the doorstep in an agony of untrained coquetry.

Within a week, she took to her bed, quite overmastered by a lingering fever.

Indeed, to this hour I have a lingering belief that cats can foretell the weather.

"It might have been before the storm—while we were lingering so," she urged distressfully.

"This afternoon," said Ashbaugh with a lingering glance at the bottle.

Somehow, her veiled countenance was impressive of lingering, bitter emotions.

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