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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I, for one, have not made a professional investment in helping people languish.
Margaret was born in Mitchum, Surrey, England; a daughter of Arthur and Frederica (Wassmer) Languish.
Families without much money to bribe guards languish for years for insignificant crimes.
The organization that coordinates exhibits and fund-raising and oversees its care in a massive warehouse in Atlanta, or the creator who insists that it not be allowed to languish as AIDS awareness flags in the United States?
By letting the Gulf region languish, Bush is allowing a window of opportunity to dose.
Although Greene's vignettes originate from a place of pain, the author does not languish there long.
In Orjan Andersson's Come Out, four girls leap and languish, ephemeral as youth in fast, unison movement driven by Steve Reich's unstoppable beat.
Thousands and thousands of bills languish in committees, yet a bill ordered by the WTO was pushed to the front of the line.
While Leeds languish in mid-table, this time last year they were flying high and remained unbeaten until early November.
Until recently, Catholic and Jewish organizations got most of the public funding in New York City to place needy children, leaving black Protestant children to languish in foster care or in prison-like group homes and reform schools.
Diapered MBAs and trembling CEOs shuffle zillions of dollars in paper while new products languish.
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.
This decontextualization of graffiti art--the shift from alleyways to galleries--even produced a few art stars, like Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat; but the majority of practitioners were left to languish in the obscurity of the art world's margins.