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synonyms for lingeringly

  • languidly
  • lazily
  • sluggishly
  • at one's convenience
  • at one's leisure
  • calmly
  • comfortably
  • composedly
  • deliberately
  • dilatorily
  • easily
  • gradually
  • inactively
  • indolently
  • laggardly
  • langorously
  • lethargically
  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • taking one's time
  • tardily
  • torpidly
  • with delay
  • without haste
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antonyms for lingeringly

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  • hectically
  • hurriedly
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How to use lingeringly in a sentence

At last he turned his face towards the window, and, not looking at me, said lingeringly: "This is a pleasant place."
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Then with a gracious gesture, lingeringly and with the misty eyes of loving womanhood, she said her lonely farewells.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Lingeringly and lovingly the Highlander drew out the last strain, and silently gave the minister his instrument.
BLACK ROCKRALPH CONNOR
The marquis lingeringly finishes the sentence he is reading, and then lays the book face down upon the bed beside him.
A MODERN ALADDINHOWARD PYLE
We hear the whisperings and the sweet vows of eternal love as they lingeringly part forever.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 9 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
She had watched them from the vicarage come down the fell together, had seen cross the stepping stones, lingeringly, hand in hand.
ROBERT ELSMEREMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Percival had got the nosegay, and seemed willing to detain it; for he bent his face lingeringly over the flowers.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He held her hand lingeringly in parting, but I gave him no chance to speak.
SIGNING THE CONTRACT AND WHAT IT COSTMARTHA FINLEY
And she bent and kissed him, lingeringly, on the back of his neck.
THE PASTOR'S WIFEELIZABETH VON ARNIM
"Buck up, old girl," he whispered, and kissed her lingeringly.
THE FLYING U'S LAST STANDB. M. BOWER
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