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tarrying

adjective

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tarrying

verb
present participle of 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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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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“Tarrying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tarrying. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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