GRE Word List

LINGER

loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.

The meaning of the word linger is loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days..

Random words

WordMeaning
illicitillegal
placidpeaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
cliquesmall exclusive group of people
impoliticnot wise; not expedient; not politic
hemsurround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.
self-righteoussure of one's own righteousness; moralistic
ooze(of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
academicrelated to a school; not practical or directly useful
deb\^aclesudden disastrous downfall or defeat; complete disaster
cankerany ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer