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


Greed here is in the very air; none can escape it who lingers.

God is not exactly absent, to be sure, since the memory of Him lingers in the hearts of men.

That day lingers in my memory as one of the green spots of that trip.

That which lingers after an epoch is generally that which lived most luxuriantly in it.

It is the question of Slavery, so far as it yet lingers within our borders.

It only lingers now in the writings of Ouida and the poems of Arthur Symonds.

And now your gaze leaps and lingers, and lingers and leaps for miles in front of you.

The dragons have gone, and so have the knights, but still she lingers in our midst.

Then she lingers near them on the edge of the nest, and seems to admire them.

But it is her personality and not her surroundings that lingers in my memory.