Lingering sentence example

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  • The sun was down, the afterglow of sunset lingering on the horizon.

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  • The goon that bruised her arm was lingering outside her building, along with two more.

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  • The lingering sickness in his body fled, gone for good.

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  • Cynthia sighed, lingering in the parlor.

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  • And now it was gone, not even a trace lingering as he spoke.

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  • He found himself lingering, wanting to feel a little less alone.

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  • After the two men called it a night and Fred returned to his guesthouse lodging, Dean sat outside his tent lingering under more stars than he had ever viewed in his life.

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  • He gave her a long, lingering kiss.

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  • The answers fell into place, one after another like a child's wooden puzzle, and even absent the last lingering block, the finished the picture was finally clear.

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  • He felt Katie.s gaze on him and looked up from the bandage, his eyes lingering on her face.

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  • His gaze swept over her body, lingering on her breasts, and she wished she'd stopped by the locker room to pull on a shirt instead of racing to get away from Darian.

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  • He studied her, his eyes lingering on her lips and the swells of her breasts before he met her gaze again.

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  • Damian snorted, gaze lingering on the map.

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  • It was a foolish thing to say, given the circumstances, but she was up to her eyeballs with this lingering bad mood.

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  • There was a plate of cookies on the counter and the scent of dinner lingering around the oven.

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  • Gabriel left his sleeping mate in her bed with a lingering glance.

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  • Katie looked around her apartment, eyes lingering on a drawing done by a child on the fridge.

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  • He looked her up and down in approval, his gaze lingering on her neck.

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  • There was a lingering smell of wood smoke in the night air and all earlier efforts at shoveling the walkway and stairs were lost in the smooth swirls of new fallen whiteness.

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  • She was uneasy lingering on the events of the past week.

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  • In spite of his lingering and totally unfounded doubts that it was Jeffrey Byrne he was pursuing, there were far too many coincidences pointing to Cynthia Byrne's husband.

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  • She released a deep sigh, finger lingering on the names from her past.

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  • And the exile, separated from the beloved France so dear to his heart, died a lingering death on that rock and bequeathed his great deeds to posterity.

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  • One glanced her way, his gaze lingering.

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  • The others, when not lingering over coffee, were peeking in the kitchen for more pastries.

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  • Rhyn glanced up, gaze lingering on his mate, then shook his head.

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  • He turned and smiled at her, then retreated, lingering at the door to the shower room.

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  • The quaint streets of Pacific Grove were quiet during the weekday, with a small group of women lingering in the midmorning sun at the café on the corner.

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  • The emotions behind the scenes were hot and angry before one more scene emerged-- this one lingering for what felt like minutes.

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  • If not for the painkillers Mansr gave her as soon as she awoke and her newest discovery to distract her from the lingering pain, she'd be too miserable to move.

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  • Carmen climbed off the chair and squirmed out of his lingering grip on her arm.

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  • Lana couldn't help but feel self-conscious at the lingering looks they gave her.

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  • His blue gaze swept over her, lingering on the blood-soaked clothing she wore.

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  • It was a long lingering kiss that brought her to full passion.

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  • By 1550, when he summoned his second diet, a reaction in his favour began, and the lingering petulance of the gentry was sternly rebuked by Kmita, the marshal of the diet, who openly accused them of attempting to diminish unduly the legislative prerogative of the crown.

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  • She turned and gasped, heart leaping to see the death dealer lingering like the shadow he was in the middle of her living room.

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  • Kris looked up at Rhyn.s low voice, his gaze lingering.

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  • Leaning down, his next kiss was soft and lingering.

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  • Rob boldly looked her up and down, his handshake firm and lingering.

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  • His kiss was gentle, lingering and made her ache to feel his lips elsewhere.

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  • Though suffering from illness, he at once set out on the journey; finding his strength failing on the way, he was carried to the Cistercian monastery of Fossa Nuova, in the diocese of Terracina, where, after a lingering illness of seven weeks, he died on the 7th of March 1274.

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  • In the same year he was made archbishop of Besancon, but meanwhile he had been stricken with a lingering disease; he was never enthroned, but died at Madrid on the 21st of September 1586.

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  • After lingering for a few months he died on the 29th of July 1832.

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  • Soon after marriage his wife was attacked by a lingering illness, to which she succumbed, Lagrange devoting all his time, and a considerable store of medical knowledge, to her care.

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  • On the 25th of July 1889 Gladstone celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of his marriage, and on the 4th of July 1891 his eldest son, William Henry, a man of fine character and accomplishments, died, after a lingering illness, in his fifty-second year.

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  • He returned to Bethlehem in 418, and after a lingering illness died on the 30th of September 420.

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  • Such Italian as is spoken by the lingering minority has marked divergences of pronunciation and inflexion from the language of Rome and Florence.

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  • He died on the 26th of July 17 26 of a lingering fever.

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  • The delusion was dissipated slowly, and even after the great Tatar invasion and devastation of eastern Europe its effects still influenced the mind of Christendom and caused popes and kings to send missions to the Tatar hordes with a lingering feeling that their khans, if not already Christians, were at least always on the verge of conversion.

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  • He died in London, after a lingering illness, on the 28th of March 1886.

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  • The murder of Hypatia was the death of philosophy in Alexandria, although the school there maintained a lingering existence till the middle of the 6th century.

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  • This was attributable to the lingering yet potent influence of an unhappy past was held by some; while others attributed the weakness to the viceregal office and the effects of a sham court.

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  • He who believes that every judgment on the highest matters different from his own is simply a heresy must have a mean idea of the faith; and while the qualifications, the reserve, the lingering sympathies of the real student make him in many cases a poor controversialist, it may be said that a mere controversialist cannot be a real theologian" (Lessons from Work, pp. 84-85).

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  • In 1862 he lost his wife, after a long and lingering illness, and shortly afterwards joined the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • The master of the barbarians fell below the lowest Hellenic level when he put the brave Rhegine general Phyton to a lingering death, and in other cases imitated the Carthaginian cruelty of crucifixion.

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  • In 1729 declining health obliged him to resign the chairs of chemistry and botany; and he died, after a lingering and painful illness, on the 23rd of September 1738 at Leiden.

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  • These, however, were already outworn forms, lingering on in a period which had chosen other ideals.

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  • The " East Indies," as opposed to the " West Indies," is an old-fashioned and inaccurate phrase, dating from the dawn of maritime discovery, and still lingering in certain parliamentary papers.

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  • After lingering in their cantonments for two months, the British army set off in the depth of winter to find its way back to India through the passes.

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  • It is, moreover, more exactly adequate to the actual situation, for the Principe has a divine spark of patriotism yet lingering in the cinders of its frigid science, an idealistic enthusiasm surviving in its moral aberrations; whereas a great Italian critic of this decade has justly described the Ricordi as "Italian corruption codified and elevated to a rule of life."

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  • Lingering thus in Cyprus (as also in some islands of the Aegean) Mycenaean traditions came into contact with new oriental influences from the Syrian coast; and these were felt in Cyprus somewhat earlier than in the West.

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  • But the change was unavailing, and after a lingering illness, in which he suffered first from diabetes, then from Bright's disease, complicated by dropsy, he died in Paris on the 2nd of October 1853.

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  • Unhappily, his vigorous frame was already stricken with disease, and, after a lingering illness, he died at Marburg, on the 23rd of November 1875, diligent to the end.

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  • The catechetic course included instruction in monotheism, in the folly of polytheism, in the Christian scheme of salvation, &c. (c) They were again and again exorcized, in order to rid them of the lingering taint of the worship of demons.

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  • Her physician Eudemus prepared and the eunuch Lygdus administered a slow poison, from the effects of which Drusus died after a lingering illness.

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  • As he found them so he left them, lingering in Dublin long enough to lose his own crown.

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  • Pausanias seems to have found human sacrifices to Zeus still lingering in Arcadia in the 2nd century of our era.

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  • The king, the supreme lord, was the only lord without lands, a nomad in his own realms, merely lingering there until starved out.

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  • Alphonso swept all through that region, already more than half depopulated, slaying the lingering remnants of the Berbers, and carrying back the surviving Christians to the north.

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  • He eyed her suspiciously, his gaze lingering on the swell of her breasts above the dress bodice.

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  • He took a visual survey of her from the boots up, his unabashed gaze lingering on her straining shirt buttons.

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  • The Grey God didn't follow, but Speck-- who'd been lingering in the shadows-- did.

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  • Only when every last lingering fleck of blood was gone did her ability to think return.

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  • She sighed and breathed in the scent of his warm skin and the lingering, faint smell of blood.

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  • The lingering rage at being so unceremoniously busted, and by a snippy woman storm trooper to boot, was only now beginning to melt away in the peace of his quarters.

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  • The magic lingering in our father.s blood renders the ground here sacred.

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  • The seated Guardian looked down his scroll, gaze lingering on a name.

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  • He did look beat, though still wary of the vamps lingering in the shadows of the great room.

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  • The palate is complex, with a combination of ripe fruit, citrus and oak, and a long and lingering aftertaste.

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  • At all times there was a lingering doubt about Lamb's commitment.

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  • It is not exuberant, but it is very clean with a lingering persistence in the finish.

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  • The evening before her departure, she went for a solitary walk, lingering amid all her old favorite haunts.

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  • He died on March 20th, 1919, aged only forty-five, " after a lingering illness " .

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  • She gets in and gives the driver a lingering kiss on the lips.

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  • The strong offshore winds saw to it that the sea produced nothing more than a few lingering Manx shearwaters and an Arctic Skua.

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  • A series of investigations into his death has left many questions unanswered and lingering suspicions that the full truth has yet to emerge.

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  • With water the flavor is sweeter and not so tannic, with a lingering taste of almonds.

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  • Fine grained, soft tannins and perfect balance followed by a very long lingering finish with hints of blackberry and plum.

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  • But I remain troubled by the lingering moral issues which, to my mind, remain unresolved... .

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  • Then the man mysteriously vanished leaving the lingering odor of sulfur in the air.

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  • The controversy was a momentous incident in the Jewish life of the period, and though there is insufficient evidence against Eybeschiitz, Emden may be credited with having crushed the lingering belief in Sabbatai current even in some orthodox circles.

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  • But such schemes were now obsolete an& anachronistic. They led to a languid lingering Italian campaign, which was settled far beyond the Alps by Philips victories over the French at St Quentin and Gravelines.

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  • This infernal sentence was actually carried out, and, life still lingering, the half-roasted carcass of the unhappy wretch, who endured everything with invincible heroism, was finally devoured by half-a-dozen of his fellow-rehels, who by way of preparation had been starved for a whole week beforehand.

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  • All that he had done for her in the days of the Consulate was remembered; his subsequent proceedings - his tyranny, his shocking waste of human life, his deliberate persistence in war when France and Europe called for a reasonable and lasting peace - all this was forgotten; and the great warrior, who died of cancer on the 5th of May 1821, was thereafter enshrouded in mists of legend through which his form loomed as that of a Prometheus condemned to a lingering agony for his devotion to the cause of humanity.

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  • The strong offshore winds saw to it that the sea produced nothing more than a few lingering Manx Shearwaters and an Arctic Skua.

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  • But I remain troubled by the lingering moral issues which, to my mind, remain unresolved....

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  • Am not good at slow walks to ice cream vans, lingering visits to twee villages or staring in estate agent windows.

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  • Even if everything seems perfect, if you have a few lingering doubts about a childcare center, then keep looking!

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  • Most babies make complete recoveries with no lingering problems afterward.

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  • Bedlam Bedbug Insecticide Spray is a residual and aerosol spray, which means that it leaves lingering residue that effectively prevents future pest infestations.

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  • Interfering unnecessarily can lengthen this process or even short-circuit it altogether, creating lingering resentment between your established pets and the newly adopted cat.

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  • A simple, direct question asked in private can resolve any lingering question you may have.

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  • After a divorce is final, you'll likely have lingering feelings that make it difficult to pick up the pieces from your failed marriage and move on to a satisfying and happy life.

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  • An air filtering system that scrubs pollen from the air placed in your child's room may also reduce any lingering pollen or dust.

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  • For a restaurant this means diners won't be lingering over dessert for a long conversation.

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  • Was it the lingering smell of cigar smoke, whiskey or sweat?

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  • Take yourself to the romantic streets of Italy, savoring the taste of a fine wine and with the scent of the Dolce & Gabbana perfume lingering in the background.

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  • The middle notes usually surface about twenty minutes on your skin, with the base notes lingering by the end of the day.

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  • Pure laziness is one of the most common reasons for going to bed with remnants still lingering on the eyes and lips.

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  • The unique cream-gel formula is thick and soothing on the skin, while the non-oily formula leaves the area free of lingering residue.

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  • While the original's dry down leaves behind a touch of sweetness, So Sexy for Women is much more scintillating and dark in its lingering notes.

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  • Perhaps these questions and answers will remove any lingering doubts you may have about your own possibly pregnant dog's condition.

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  • He/She may want to conduct some follow up tests to look for lingering damage.

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  • Still others will experience a natural yet lingering death within the peace and quiet of their own home and family.

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  • Paint fumes and a lingering smell don't work well in areas where people are eating.

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  • The lingering scent will help prevent future infestations.

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  • Interestingly, MDA also offers a homeopathic remedy that is intended to detoxify the body of any lingering effects of the x-rays.

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  • This bubbling action both cleans your contacts, and eliminates any proteins that are lingering on the contacts.

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  • Medium-bodied with smooth tannins and a lingering finish of fruit keeps the interest going.

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  • Bright tannins and a lingering finish ends with a smooth diminishing coda.

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  • Aromatic, solid structure with moderate tannins and a lingering and silky finish that radiates finesse.

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  • Often described as "long", "lingering" or "crisp", the finish of a wine refers to how long the flavors of the wine linger on the tongue and in the mouth after it is swallowed.

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  • Forward wines display their flavor characteristics at the fist sip and often do not leave any lingering flavors.

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  • Lingering coughs or coughing up blood should be treated by a trained practitioner.

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  • People with this disease have a lingering fever and feel depressed and exhausted.

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  • A lingering cough could be a sign of a serious medical condition.

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  • Most infants with Hirschsprung's disease achieve good bowel control after surgery, but a small percentage of children may have lingering problems with soilage or constipation.

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  • However, if one has extremely fair colored strands or chemically processed hair that exhibits damage to the cuticle, semi-permanent color may be absorbed deep into the hair shaft, resulting in a more lingering color.

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  • They also reduce lingering smells in the air from trashcans, food, or messes.

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  • We've shared lingering eye contact, etc. I know he's attracted to me by his body language.

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  • Now that you are gone, I am left with just the empty jacket and the lingering, longing your scent evokes.

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  • Moreover, since these styles are strapped across your back, you are unable to view suspicious persons who may be lingering behind you, waiting for a key moment to unzip your carrier's pockets.

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  • Any "discipline" that leaves lingering redness or bruises has crossed the line.

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  • At the end of the OC, Autumn's Taylor shares a lingering look with Ryan Atwood.

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  • The two dated exclusively in high school, but a series of misunderstandings and Lucas' lingering feelings for Peyton often came between them.

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  • You may also choose to soak your piercing in a diluted, warm saline solution that can ease any lingering discomfort and help draw out lymph and waste.

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  • There will be some lingering ill-will come next year.

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  • A good detailing will get rid of any lingering odors or stains.

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  • Extinguished fires leave more than blackened walls and a lingering smell of smoke.

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  • The lingering stock was largely sold off during the holiday shopping season of 2011, so virtually no retailers sell the Microsoft Zune today.

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  • Throughout the years, she has developed a style that is easy to pick out from other artists, combining lingering Zen-like piano melodies and sharp, but literal lyrics.

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  • A close encounter of the second kind is not a direct sighting, but some lingering evidence that perhaps an extraterrestrial has been in the vicinity.

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  • He even spends a period of time as a Borg, the spokesborg Locutus, from which position he is rescued and rehabilitated, although the experience leaves a lingering trauma.

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  • This body wash is marketed as "three-in-one" multitasking genius, and it definitely does more than just leave a delicious scent of cinnamon buns lingering in the shower!

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  • Skin warts can affect anyone, at any age, and have a lingering incubation period of weeks to months after skin to skin contact with an infected HPV carrier.

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  • The lingering scent is sure to please aficionados.

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  • The collection includes a daily cleanser, exfoliating mask, daily balancer (formulated to remove any lingering traces of cleanser), lightweight moisturizing cream for day and night and eye cream.

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  • These marks may seem even more similar in nature to scars because they can be quite stubborn, lingering on the skin for months.

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  • Still, that wasn't the only lingering side effect of her weekend with Brandon.

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  • He helped her down, his hands lingering on her waist as he gazed down at her.

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  • Tired, she wiped her eyes, an ache fluttering through her at the lingering scent of Dusty on her skin.

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  • Yully shook away her lingering fear.

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  • Damian heard the uneasy note in her voice and looked her over, his gaze lingering at her hips, where her weapons should've been.

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  • He pushed the thought of his slain brother away but couldn't escape the lingering sense of unease.

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  • For the first time, he wasn't lingering in the shadows.

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  • His dark eyes swept over her, lingering at her neck, where her wound had healed with Darkyn's power.

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  • Even his lingering doubt about the real cost of her deals with Darkyn didn't extend to the question of whether or not he was meant to be with the woman in his arms.

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  • She ate two more of the sugar cubes and a water cube, eyes lingering on the bloody mess that was her jumper in the corner.

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  • He looked her over, eyes lingering on her neck.

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  • She raised her face and kissed him softly, lingering for just a moment.

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  • I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.

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  • He planted a lingering kiss on her lips and drew back.

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  • He waved at the massive shadow lingering on the sidewalk.

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  • The lingering images of recliner-size tarantulas from her dream made her shudder and look around self-consciously to make sure none were in her room.

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  • But it was the thrum of magic lingering within her that disturbed her most.

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  • She glanced toward the lingering attackers hovering like vultures.

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