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lingering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

still existing or happening after something is completed or removed
  • The area is still feeling the lingering effects of the hurricane.
  • There are lingering questions about the extent of his involvement in the crime.

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lingering

verb
present participle of linger

Synonyms & Antonyms of lingering (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Lingering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lingering. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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