The leopard is not protected, but lingers in the mountainous districts.
Domestic slavery lingers but is moribund.
If any system deserves that name, it is that of village assessment, which still lingers in the memories of the people in the south.
Although the goddess of agriculture is naturally inclined to peace and averse from war, the memory of the time when her land was won and kept by the sword still lingers in the epithets xpvuaopos and 1.4n7 pos and in the name Triptolemus, which probably means " thrice fighter " rather than " thrice plougher."
The cheetah lingers in the extreme south of the Jerid; so also does the caracal lynx.
But the lynx (Lynx vulgaris) perhaps lingers in remote parts, and the brown bear (Ursus arctos) still survives in the dense forests of the Lower Engadine.
The new and more honourable title of elector of Saxony now superseded his other titles, and the name Saxony gradually spread over his other possessions, which included Meissen and Thuringia as well as Saxe-Wittenberg, and thus the earlier history of the electorate and kingdom of Saxony is the early history of the mark of Meissen, the name of which now lingers only in a solitary town on the Elbe.
In our own minds there lingers no doubt as to the easy detection of any radical which we have examined,.
A belief in the spectre-hound still lingers in the wild parts of the north country of England, and in Nidderdale, Yorkshire, nurses frighten children with its name.
COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, a term employed to designate the study of the structure of man as compared with that of lower animals, and sometimes the study of lower animals in contradistinction to human anatomy; the term is now falling into desuetude, and lingers practically only in the titles of books or in the designation of university chairs.
In some places, notably Wales and Gloucester, a remnant of a spotted breed lingers; and a large proportion of common pigs, often parti-coloured, are mongrels.
But the romance of antiquity still lingers around it, and Delhi was selected for the scene of the Imperial Proclamation on the 1st of January 1877, and for the great Durbar held in January 1903 for the proclamation of King Edward VII.
Another scion claiming the same high descent lingers to the present day near the ruins of Vijayanagar, and is known as the raja of Anagundi, a feudatory of the nizam of Hyderabad.
It is probable that it still lingers in the wastes of Kirwan in eastern Persia, whence examples may occasionally stray northward to those of Turkestan, 2 even near the Lower Oxus; but the assertion, often repeated, as to its former occurrence in Baluchistan or Sind seems to rest on testimony too slender for acceptance.
Hibil lingers, gradually unfolding his power, in each of the vestibules, and finally passing from hell to hell reaches Karkum.
Rufus has been gone two years now but the stink of his cigars lingers on.
faded elegance that lingers in the mind and lends itself to photography.
We then see Reece driving around... Jo, an extremely likable character, is clearly in danger; a sense of foreboding lingers.
lingers long on the palate.
lingers in the memory.
lingers in the mind.
When they wear off, the last scent lingers for a long time.
The Suites at Hershey also boast a heated outdoor pool and hot tub where you can sniff the chocolate-scented air that lingers around town.
Luscious and viscous and syrupy in texture, it lingers on the palate for 10 seconds on the aftertaste.
Excellent depth and structure with unwavering tannins, the smoky finish lingers with finesse and subtlety.
It has a nice finish that lingers with solid fruit flavors, smooth tannins, and a tang of acidity.
A good wine has a pleasing aftertaste that lingers.
Though restored by Augustus and renamed Sebaste, after the great earthquake of 15 B.C., and visited in state by Titus before his Jewish War in 79 B.C., it was ruinous and desolate by Jerome's time 3; but the prestige of its priest-kings partly lingers in the exceptional privileges of the patriarch of the Cypriote Church (see Cyprus, Church Of).
lingers in the air of heaven like an accusation.
lingers in the mouth.
The first thing I had to do was imitate the Australian twang - something that lingers in my voice to this day.
However, sinusitis should be strongly suspected when a cold lingers beyond about a week's time.
Also, once a person has unresolved grief, it lingers and is harder to overcome.
If the feeling lingers for several months and grows stronger, you may end up changing your mind about having another child.
While the commercial's familiar jingle lingers on, the My Buddy Doll is no longer in production.
Though the weather definitely warms up when spring rolls around, a slight winter chill usually lingers for a month or so.
The most planted commercial Christmas tree in the world, this dark green pine has long, 1" to 3" needles and a fresh pine scent that lingers.
Your perfume lingers on the jacket you hung in my closet.
Instead, Baby Phat lingers somewhat on par or below the quality of Guess.
Unlike tales of Santa Claus and stepping on cracks to break your mother's back, this superstition lingers and flits through the mind of the most doubtful.
People undergoing the lip tattoo procedure often report a strange taste at the time of tattooing that lingers for a few days.
If any type of post-inflammatory pigmentation lingers for over a year, it is said to be a permanent mark - in other words, a scar.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.