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Word: languish

Definition: lose animation or strength


Sentences Containing 'languish'

"Slant" magazine, also attributing the album's low sales to the failure of "White Houses", alleged a lack of promotion by A Records: "Whether ["White Houses"] wasn't promoted adequately or audiences just didn't connect with the more mature, narrative style of the song, the label decided to let the album languish on store shelves with little support".
Art, like life, is apt to languish if it gets too far away from primitive conditions.
The US TradeMarks were allowed to languish and the site has been shut down.
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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