"tarry" in the verb sense
1. loiter, lounge, footle, lollygag, loaf, lallygag, hang around, mess about, tarry, linger, lurk, mill about, mill around
"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 slowly and hesitantly
"tarry" in the adjective sense
1. pitchy, resinous, resiny, tarry
having the characteristics of pitch or tar
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