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tarry

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1 to continue to be in a place for a significant amount of time
  • Upon seeing the sun beginning to sink in the sky, we realized we had tarried too long on the summit of the mountain.
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2 to move or act slowly
  • The dean tarried in making his decision of who should win the award.
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drag one's feet (also drag one's heels), drop behind, fall behind, hang fire, mark time, take one's time

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3 to reside as a temporary guest
  • He tarried with us all summer, sleeping on the screened-in porch most nights.
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crash [slang], sojourn, stay, visit

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