GRE Word List


to be slow in parting or in quitting something : tarry

The meaning of the word linger is to be slow in parting or in quitting something : tarry.

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murmura half-suppressed or muttered complaint : grumbling
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sonneta fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines that are typically 5-foot iambics rhyming according to a prescribed scheme