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Her fearlessness is the casual kind, arriving without fanfare or advertisement—languid one minute and ready to leap the next, she’s a master of the slow blink.
KRISTEN STEWART AND PABLO LARRAÍN DO PRINCESS DIANA WRONG IN SPENCERSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKSEPTEMBER 3, 2021TIME
Happier Than Ever retains many of Eilish’s signature sounds—languid ballads, lingering, whispered syllables, dreamy synthesizer pads—while expanding outward into a disparate array of genres and eras.
4 TAKEAWAYS FROM BILLIE EILISH'S NEW ALBUM HAPPIER THAN EVERANDREW R. CHOWJULY 30, 2021TIME
When we’d hit the town after a day of languid roasting, we’d roll up as Charles Bronson and Lobsterman.
THIS IS THE FIRST SUNSCREEN THAT I DON’T HATEKLINDSEYJULY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It steeps its songs in traditional Ukrainian folk music but spices them with ingredients from around the world, such as raga drones from India, metrical drumming from Japan, and languid blues from America.
WHAT MAKES MUSIC UNIVERSAL - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYKEVIN BERGERAPRIL 29, 2021NAUTILUS
Maria Theresa held it in her hand, and looked on it a few seconds with a languid smile.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Richard would fain have moralised and comforted, but she felt as if she knew it all before, and heard with languid attention.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Only time, he said to Mrs. Ashton—she would be all right in time; the summer heat was making her languid.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The votaries of fashion and gayety are they to whom existence grows languid and life a burden.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
She raised her languid eyes to her child, but her palsied tongue could speak no word of tenderness.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
It was not a languid, speculative, preference of one theory of government to another, but a fierce and dominant passion.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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WORDS RELATED TO LANGUID

  • all in
  • beat
  • bedraggled
  • blasé
  • bushed
  • dead
  • dead-beat
  • dead-tired
  • dog-tired
  • dog-weary
  • done in
  • droopy
  • dropping
  • enervated
  • exhausted
  • fagged out
  • jaded
  • languid
  • languorous
  • lassitudinous
  • listless
  • out of gas
  • overtired
  • played out
  • pooped
  • prostrate
  • ready to drop
  • spent
  • tuckered
  • washed out
  • wasted
  • weary
  • worn
  • worn-out
  • zonked
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