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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anvila heavy usually steel-faced iron block on which metal is shaped (as by hand hammering)
piebaldcomposed of incongruous parts
balkto refuse abruptly
impedeto interfere with or slow the progress of
entrancepower or permission to enter : admission
vivisectionthe cutting of or operation on a living animal usually for physiological or pathological investigation
muskyhaving an odor of or resembling musk
halefree from defect, disease, or infirmity : sound
pana usually broad, shallow, and open container for domestic use (as for cooking)
puzzleto offer or represent to (someone) a problem difficult to solve or a situation difficult to resolve : challenge mentally