Definition of Lingered

1. Verb. (past of ''linger'') ¹



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Definition of Lingered

1. linger [v] - See also: linger

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lingered

lingams
lingas
lingberries
lingberry
lingchi
lingcod
lingcods
lingel
lingels
lingenberries
lingenberry
lingence
lingences
linger
linger over
lingered (current term)
lingerer
lingerers
lingerie
lingeries
lingering
lingering(a)
lingeringly
lingers
lingier
lingiest
lingism
lingle
lingles
lingling-o

Literary usage of Lingered

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1. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life by George Eliot (1873)
"... Fred lingered ; there was still something to be said. At last it came. " I hope you will shake hands with me, father, and forgive me the vexation I have ..."

2. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"... was feeling there was another happiness unattainable in this life, which she could not help remembering at that moment. Countess Marya lingered behind. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"In 1650 Charles II landed at Spey mouth and mation unavailing, and the family still continued to be in a distressed condition. Lewis lingered in exile on ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"My brief delay then do not blame, Nor deem your swain untrue; My form but lingered at the game, My soul was still with you. IV 'WHEN THE TEMPEST' WHEN the ..."

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