Thesaurus / tarry
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
If I could tarry four or five days longer I could set it to work before going to London.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Much as we wished to tarry in this vicinity, our time was so limited that we were compelled to hasten on.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The east pier, as far as it was dry, was covered by the fashion and beauty—as well as by the fishy and tarry—of the town.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
If thou be not a buyer of gold, nor a vendor of silver, tarry not at my door; I have no time for beggars.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Black Hoof was there with a large force, but he could not tarry without leaving the Scioto towns uncovered.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
So the Queen bade him farewell, saying that wheresoever he might chance to tarry there would all deem him a man of prowess.
The first precipitate was largest, darkest in color, and carried down more tarry matter.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
And by my word, the bonny birdIn danger shall not tarry; For though a storm is coming on,I'll row you o'er the ferry.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
What is to be said in regard to the use of tarry applications?
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
Evil was the hour when I quitted the line of the army, to place a soldier under the orders of an awkward squad of tarry jackets!
THE PILOTJ. FENIMORE COOPER
WORDS RELATED TO TARRY
- be dilatory
- be long
- be tardy
- fool around
- fritter away
- goof off
- hang around
- hang out
- put off
- sit around
- stick around
- take one's time
- wait around
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