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tarry

noun

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a temporary residing as another's guest
  • a fable about the tarry of two Americans in a Scottish village that every century magically comes into existence for a day

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tarry

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of tarry (Entry 2 of 3)

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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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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tarry

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of tarry (Entry 3 of 3)

as in pitchy

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The first known use of tarry was in the 14th century

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“Tarry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tarry. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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