Thesaurus / languished


She languished in bed and he diagnosed her illness as resulting from the fact that she was "hidebound."

A Backward Glance at EightyCharles A. Murdock

Hernando Pizarro, returning to Spain, languished for weary years in a prison.

So after they had languished for some time in prison their heads were struck off.

Before that time his affairs had languished, and the currents of business instead of flowing had become stagnant pools.

The little baby also languished, sharing its mother's depressed condition.

Five centuries earlier than this date, Charles the Simple had languished to death in one of the towers.

Charles the BoldRuth Putnam

From that time he languished, and died at the end of a year.

Reptiles and BirdsLouis Figuier

Ethelbert revived the reputation of his family, which had languished for some generations.

Here I languished for the rest of the day, feeling convinced that "all leave was cancelled."

Bullets & BilletsBruce Bairnsfather

I retired to a little ale-house by the roadside, and here I languished for nearly three weeks.

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