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Meanwhile, a proposal to raise the minimum wage to a little more than $10 an hour languishes in Congress.

It languishes on what is known as the gray list overseen by the Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental body.

For now the Italian tribal arts dealer languishes in the town's Mpimba prison.

At 3648, the NASDAQ still languishes about 25 percent below its all-time high.

Nor is it happening now, as corporate profits soar and full-time job creation languishes.

The public ear has become dainty, fastidious, hypercritical; hence the Ballad-Singer languishes and dies.

He languishes in an unchanging environment and finds monotony almost unbearable.

It is the Osseous or one who is largely of this type who languishes in prison through long years, refusing to retract.

Ah, how desolate sounds the drip, drip of a ceaseless rain, when conversation languishes and the ear has time to listen!

This obstinacy in right proportion constitutes will, and without will life languishes and projects die a-borning.

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On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to languishes, such as: dwindle, faint, wither, deteriorate, fail, and suffer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.