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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Pope urges that poets should know 'what's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow': in other words, that they should know how to accommodate the sound of their lines to the meaning of the words contained in them.
singing now languishingly, now fast, and once in a while letting a tone hang in the air when the meaning and affect of the word suggest it.