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In a rare moment of insurrection, Rivera threatened to stay behind, even without permission.

Then he stayed in a private mansion and asked his guards who would stay behind and who would remain with him.

As was his habit, Holder would ask the jury to stay behind so that he could probe their reasoning.

The workers who stay behind are older, or retired, or they work for the government.

Michael Bay: Please stay behind after class to write that out 100 times.

The only persons who were dejected or melancholy were those who were compelled to stay behind.

"This is good of you, to stay behind and entertain the hostess," Herman said cordially.

Ejnar declared he would go, and Gerda, still feeling injured, said she would stay behind.

But he had insisted that he did not wish to join the Camp Fire expedition and would not allow even Vera to stay behind with him.

Frau von Sigmundskron had said that she would stay behind and superintend as well as she could.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stay behind, such as: continue, endure, go on, hover, last, and linger.

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