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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tarriance, lingering(noun)

    the act of tarrying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingering

    of Linger

  2. Lingering(adj)


  3. Lingering(adj)

    drawn out in time; remaining long; protracted; as, a lingering disease

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  1. Alex
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  1. lingering


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lingering in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Hays:

    The headline for new 5G device owners is really that your mileage may vary, for most consumers, there still remains a lingering question as to : What does 5G really do for me ?

  2. Anthony Fauci:

    We do know for absolutely certain that there is a post-Covid-19 syndrome -- referred to sometimes as long Covid, chronic Covid, long haulers, we're seeing variable percentages, and anywhere from 25 to 35 % or more have lingering symptoms -- well beyond what you'd expect post any viral syndrome, like influenza and others.

  3. Jill Ralston:

    There’s no label, and the labels have been peeled, but you can tell there had been a label on them, they’re dishwasher clean, dry inside and out, just a hint of A. 1. still lingering in the bottle.

  4. Astronaut Scott Kelly:

    Even after nearly a year, you don’t feel perfectly normal, there’s always a lingering something you feel. It’s just not normal.

  5. Abhishek Kumar:

    A persistent rise in U.S. oil output, together with lingering demand-side concerns emerging from the U.S.-China trade dispute, is limiting price gains.

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    indecision in speech or action
    • A. helm
    • B. vigorish
    • C. reciprocal
    • D. wavering

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