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Synonyms for tarry

Synonyms for tarry

to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

to stop temporarily and remain, as if reluctant to leave

to continue to be in a place

Synonyms for tarry

leave slowly and hesitantly


having the characteristics of pitch or tar

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The village Tarry Awhile is predominantly Christian, but from the dagger looks of two opposing sides, one would think it was peopled by ISIS and Talebans.
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Director Naomi Tarry won the 'East of England Businesswoman Entrepreneur of the Year Award' in 2011, and the business was a finalist in the national British Travel Awards last year.
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The decision was taken following a meeting between Harrison, chairman John Wilkinson, chief executive David Tarry and football director Steve Simms, who becomes caretaker coach.
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Zahrah and her friend Dari decide that the Forbidden Greeny Jungle is the best place to practice because few people are brave enough to tarry there.
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Few governors tarry long on this subject--and many admit to frustration over "bad apples' in the charter barrel.
TARRY FLYNN, already the winner of the Irish Lincolnshire twice in the past four years, attempts to go into the history books at The Curragh today.