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linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
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pitchy, tarry, resiny, resinous
adj. having the characteristics of pitch or tar
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make relaxed, loosen up, unlax, unstrain, unwind, relax
v. cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"
stretch forth, hold out, put out, stretch out, exsert, extend
v. thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
temporise, temporize
v. draw out a discussion or process in order to gain time; "The speaker temporized in order to delay the vote"
loose, relax, loosen
v. become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
strain, distort, deform
v. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
lie
v. tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
warp, garble, distort, falsify
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
distort, colour, color
v. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
coquette, coquet, chat up, mash, philander, romance, butterfly, dally, flirt
v. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
putter around, potter around, potter, putter
v. move around aimlessly
fall back
v. move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
linger, tarry
v. leave slowly and hesitantly
dawdle, linger
v. take one's time; proceed slowly
drop back, drop behind, hang back, get behind, trail, drag
v. to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
straggle, digress, depart, sidetrack
v. wander from a direct or straight course
play, trifle, dally
v. consider not very seriously; "He is trifling with her"; "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
stay, abide, bide
v. dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
mill around, mill about, mess about, hang around, lallygag, footle, lurk, linger, tarry, loaf, lollygag, lounge, loiter
v. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
pause, hesitate
v. interrupt temporarily an activity before continuing; "The speaker paused"
delay
v. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
procrastinate
v. postpone or delay needlessly; "He procrastinated the matter until it was almost too late"
shelve
v. place on a shelf; "shelve books"
suspend
v. render temporarily ineffective; "the prison sentence was suspended"
endure, last
v. persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather lasted for three days"
sojourn
v. spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
stay on, remain, continue, stay
v. continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
stay, remain, persist
v. stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
linger
v. remain present although waning or gradually dying; "Her perfume lingered on"
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adherent
adj. sticking fast
agglutinate, agglutinative
adj. united as if by glue
bondable
adj. capable of holding together or cohering; as particles in a mass
tenacious, coherent
adj. sticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs"
cohesive
adj. causing cohesion; "a cohesive agent"
sticky
adj. covered with an adhesive material
icky, gooey
adj. soft and sticky
gummy, gummed
adj. covered with adhesive gum
self-sealing
adj. seals without the application of moisture; "self-sealing envelopes"
stick-on
adj. of something (a paper label or postage stamp) gummed in advance; "stick-on labels"
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travel away, go away, depart, go
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
tarry
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