languish


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Synonyms for languish

waste away

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pine

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Synonyms for languish

to waste away from longing or grief

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Synonyms for languish

lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

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have a desire for something or someone who is not present

become feeble

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We know we put the quilt in jeopardy every time it goes out the door, but to accomplish our mission we could never let it languish on the shelves," Rhoad says.
Not one to languish on an idea, Philip stays on top of our issues, sometimes even pushing us.
But Prince Florin's reunion with his father is anything but joyful; instead, his father and courtiers have been taken prisoner and languish in Theodo's dungeons, awaiting execution.
There has been a tendency by some agents and owners to put properties on the market at unrealistic pricing, which has caused those units to languish," Hamilton said.
What might happen in the future if some Chinese prosper, like the partying teens pictured on pages 14-15, while others, like Chu Chen Deng, languish in poverty?
Aziz, however, continued to languish in Tihar Jail for seven more years for the government failed to ascertain his antecedents and deport him.
The uptake of BI solutions will languish unless gaps in market knowledge are addressed.
The choreographer was unique in his absorption of literary sources like the Cartes du Tendre (maps of romantic conquest) of the period, and yet he did not languish in this sentimental landscape.
User-generated content has taken the web by storm, but 'high-value' content such as full-length post-theatrical movie releases and the online services that distribute them continue to languish.
The identification of the levers that determine whether FTTH deployment is kicked into high gear or is left to languish on company drawing boards;
Many of them languish in prison for years even after completing jail terms given to them.
The uptake of business intelligence solutions will languish unless gaps in market knowledge are addressed.