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As it turns out, tech leaders are learning to evolve during this languishing outbreak.3 CEOS ON HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS TRANSFORMED LEADERSHIP IN THE COVID ERASY MUKHERJEEDECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
His cheeks were the color of crushed grapes, and his dusky eyes glowed with a languishing fire.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
At that moment I saw him suffering because of me; I saw his eyes languishing, his lips pale and parched with fever.CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
These institutions were languishing for support, and in a great degree destitute of the public sympathy.THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
I wrote to you, mentioning him lightly; I did not dare confide in you, and I was languishing for some word of him.THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
There was stagnation in the great French seaports; hand in hand with commerce, both industry and trade were languishing.THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
The Turkish peasants are not insensible to the degradation in which they are languishing.THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
Nor were they languishing nor passionate, as if either demanding to be loved or expressing love.COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
His lordship, after languishing for ten hours, died; and Mr. Campbell was then committed to the jail of Ayr to await his trial.THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM

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