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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingers in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of lingers in a Sentence

  1. Gernot Erler:

    The question lingers: what do we recognize as fact? Is it what Tillerson says, what the president says or what (U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations) Nikki Haley says? we have so many voices and they all sound different.

  2. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    He put the story out there in the first place, so he has the responsibility to back it up, if he does, believe me, Chris, we'll move on next week to something else. If you don't, that's when it lingers.

  3. RJ Intindola:

    There are two types of scars; those that are visible and those that are not. Both indicate that you been hurt but only the external scars will show if you been healed. No one can see the scars inside us or if our injury still lingers.

  4. Homer:

    Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike.

  5. Alfred Lord Tennyson:

    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

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    proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • A. emanate
    • B. loom
    • C. summon
    • D. abduct

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