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lingering

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈlɪŋ.ɡər.ɪŋ/  us   /-ɡɚ.ɪŋ/
lasting a long time: She gave him a long, lingering kiss. She says she stopped seeing him, but I still have lingering doubts. The defeat ends any lingering hopes she might have had of winning the championship.
lingeringly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “lingering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 持續的,長時間的…
in Russian непреходящий, длительный…
in Turkish uzun süren, uzun süre devam eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 持续的,长时间的…
in Polish nieprzemijający, utrzymujący się…
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