Thesaurus / loiter


It was within an hour of midnight, and the weather being dark and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
We may not loiter along the Nithdale road, rich as it is in traditions and relics of the past.BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I believe that is why Jim has a definite camping place in mind for each day and doesnt let us loiter much along the way.THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Much depends, however, whether the object of the cruise is to loiter about and fish, or to sail and cover the ground.YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
Paul, the owner, would loiter in the rear, but was always on hand when we halted for meals.FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
This is our time; we may now loiter at our ease secure from the swift and scorching sarcasms of the crowded dawn.A WANDERER IN PARISE. V. LUCAS
I have never once seen a policeman in the lane, and the postmen always hurry out with no evidence of a desire to loiter.MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
He used to loiter about talking groups if he caught the sound of his name, in the hope of gathering information.IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Beside, a sundial is not a portable instrument, and Joshua and his men had something more pressing to do than to loiter round it.THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
For Daun, all turns on despatch; loiter a little, and Friedrich himself will be here again!HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XVIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE


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