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synonyms for loitered

  • amble
  • dawdle
  • linger
  • loll
  • lounge
  • ramble
  • saunter
  • traipse
  • dabble
  • dally
  • delay
  • diddle
  • drag
  • flag
  • halt
  • hover
  • idle
  • lag
  • loaf
  • pause
  • poke
  • procrastinate
  • shamble
  • shuffle
  • slacken
  • slough
  • tarry
  • trail
  • wait
  • fritter away
  • get no place fast
  • pass time
  • put off
  • waste time
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antonyms for loitered

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  • hurry
  • run
  • rush
  • advance
  • carry on
  • complete
  • continue
  • do
  • finish
  • forge
  • forward
  • go
  • go ahead
  • hasten
  • push
  • leave
  • vamoose
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How to use loitered in a sentence

Sometimes he loitered alone, from sunrise to sunset, in the dreary and rugged wilderness which surrounds the Escurial.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
I loitered near him, till I saw him take up his garment and put both his arms into the sleeves to draw it over him.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
Here a wood road led up, and we loitered along it, finding late violets and great clumps of red trilliums here and there.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
As they loitered in a long shady lane Mrs. Owen made it possible for Sylvia to talk of herself.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The shorter of the two still loitered behind his companion, and inspected the ground with particular interest.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
However, it was too strong for his conventions, and he loitered behind in the confusion of merry departures.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
A varied assembly of visitors loitered in this hospitable home.
GREAT ARTISTS, VOL 1.JENNIE ELLIS KEYSOR
But I must go; I have loitered too long, and Arnaud ought to go to his breakfast.'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The army loitered about tampes instead of pressing on and seizing the bridges across the Seine.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
She went alone and came back just in time for lunch, having loitered on the way to read her letters.
GLORY OF YOUTHTEMPLE BAILEY
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