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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If so, why should they be allowed to languish within the unfriendly walls of prisons?
However, on her birthday, she receives a letter he wrote to her just before he died, encouraging her to live life to the full rather than languish in sorrow.
The fishermen often languish in jail even after serving their terms, as poor diplomatic ties between the two arch-rivals slows up bureaucratic requirements for release.
Over 7,000 Palestinians continue to languish in prisons located throughout Israel, according to official Palestinian statistics.
Meanwhile, people across the country languished on dole queues, struggled to heat their houses, worried desperately about their future and watched loved ones languish on trolleys in hospital corridors.
sentence, they continue to languish in jails without being released or
I, for one, have not made a professional investment in helping people languish. The question becomes even more complex when we consider our field as an industry.
WORCESTER Margaret (Languish) Jonielunas, 87, died Monday, August 24, 2009, at her home.
"My client continues to languish behind the thick concrete walls and barbed wire of Camp 5 in Guantanamo, the result of a grave mistake, not of his own making," his lawyer Michael Mone said.
She said she wanted to end the situation where foreign nationals "languish in limbo" by living here but not adapting to the British way of life.
Families without much money to bribe guards languish for years for insignificant crimes.
"They can use the same document to assign tasks, due dates, and other parameters to make sure ideas don't languish on a white board in some conference room."
Pakistani courts are known to be crowded with pending cases with the result that men and women accused of nonbailable offenses languish in prisons for years during the period of trial.
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?