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Synonyms of tarry

Verb


1. loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around, be

usage: be about; "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"; "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

2. tarry, linger, leave, go forth, go away

usage: leave slowly and hesitantly

Adjective


1. pitchy, resinous, resiny, tarry, adhesive (vs. nonadhesive)

usage: having the characteristics of pitch or tar

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