"Earth was stagnating," MacMaine said, surprised at the sound of his own voice.
He swung his arms, stamped his feet, aiding his stagnating circulation.
I mean that I'm stagnating utterly—mentally, morally, and physically.
Either they do not go out at all, which is stagnating, or they go out too much, which is deadly.
You see, the science has progressed while you've been stagnating in Cyprus.
It preserves our souls from stagnating and breeding corrupt things.
As for the rest of mankind, stagnating night rests upon them.
All we do now is try to protect the growing cultures, give a little jolt to the stagnating ones—and bury the dead ones.
And competition keeps the world alive, as the tide prevents the sea from stagnating.
The very air seemed dead in there—heavy and stagnating, poisoned with the corruption of countless ages.