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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lingering
 經久不消; 經久不消; 慢燃

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·ger v. i. [imp. &  p. p. Lingered p. pr. & vb. n. Lingering.]  To delay; to loiter; to remain or wait long; to be slow or reluctant in parting or moving; to be slow in deciding; to be in suspense; to hesitate.
    Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind.   --Gray.
    Perhaps thou linger'st, in deep thoughts detained.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To loiter; lag; saunter; delay; tarry; stop; hesitate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·ger·ing, a.
 1. Delaying.
 2. Drawn out in time; remaining long; protracted; as, a lingering disease.
    To die is the fate of man; but to die with lingering anguish is generally his folly.   --Rambler.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 lingering
      adj : continuing for a long time; "a lingering sense of guilt"
            [syn: lingering(a)]
      n : the act of tarrying [syn: tarriance]