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ling guh ring

  • n  the act of tarrying
  • v  remain present although waning or gradually dying
  • v  be about
  • v  leave slowly and hesitantly
  • v  take one's time; proceed slowly
  • v  move to and fro

  • The lingering impression of Billy Shaheen's pre-Iowa words? The shadowy hand of Michael Whouley? That negative attacks -- through the mail on issues such as abortion -- work?.
  • More uncomfortable to watch than that short scene, in which the trauma is implied, are the lingering shots throughout the film in which Lewellen gyrates to Elvis music in her .
  • As Oscar and Lola grow up and go to college, they find themselves fighting the lingering dooms of the old country, the alien demands of New Jersey and the depredations of their .
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  • David Miliband in Independent
    Speaking to MPs in the Commons, Mr Miliband said Mr Litvinenko, a British citizen, had suffered a "horrifying and lingering death in front of his family" after being poisoned with the radioactive polonium-210.
  • Andre Bauer in CBS News
    It is my opinion the best interest of the people of South Carolina can no longer be served by the current administration,Bauer said. "The serious misconduct that has been revealed along with lingering questions and continuing distractions...
  • Carmelo Anthony in Forbes
    The first couple of games when I first heard the news, it was in the back of my mind, lingering,Anthony said of his snub by Western Conference coaches, who select the reserves. "I asked myself what I was doing out there, or what I wasn't...

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