Definition - linger

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  1. leave slowly and hesitantly
  2. take one's time; proceed slowly
  3. be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"
  4. move to and fro; "The shy student lingered in the corner"
  5. remain present although waning or gradually dying; "Her perfume lingered on"