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linger

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of linger

  1. to move or act slowly since they were charging by the hour, the house painters lingered in finishing up their work Synonyms of linger crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, diddle, dillydally, drag, lag, delay, loiter, lollygag (also lallygag), mope, poke, shilly-shally, tarryWords Related to linger fiddle (around), fool around, mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle; hang (around or out), idle, loaf, loll, lounge; amble, ease, inch, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stagger, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up); filibuster, procrastinate, stall, temporizeNear Antonyms of linger bowl, breeze, dart, hump, hurtle, hustle, scramble, stampede; gallop, jog, run, sprint, trot; accelerate, quicken, speed (up); catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtakeAntonyms of linger barrel, bolt, career, course, dash, fly, hasten, hotfoot (it), hurry, race, rip, rocket, run, rush, scoot, scud, scurry, speed, tear, whirl, whisk, whiz (or whizz), zip



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