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Word: languish

Definition: lose animation or strength


Sentences Containing 'languish'

Art, like life, is apt to languish if it gets too far away from primitive conditions.
What matters really, not only to me, but to officers of justice and the king, is that an innocent man should languish in prison, the victim of an infamous denunciation, to die here cursing his executioners.''
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