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synonyms for stagnating

  • fester
  • hibernate
  • languish
  • stall
  • stand still
  • constipate
  • decay
  • decline
  • idle
  • putrefy
  • rot
  • rust
  • stand
  • stifle
  • stultify
  • trammel
  • vegetate
  • go to seed
  • lie fallow
  • not move
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antonyms for stagnating

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  • build
  • flourish
  • grow
  • help
  • improve
  • strengthen
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How to use stagnating in a sentence

This increased flow is beneficial in clearing out any bile stagnating in the gall-bladder.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 415, DECEMBER 15, 1883VARIOUS
Of these traits, stagnating influences upon their career, perhaps the most important is the great quality of impersonality.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
Tranquil, stagnating times, produce the imitative; times that rouse in man self-consciousnesses, produce the real.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
But in stagnating times both sympathy with man sleeps, and the disclosure of man sleeps.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
Yet up from the stagnating depths of his brooding would come an occasional bubble of inspiration.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
Merchants are crumbling to ruin, manufactures perishing, agriculture stagnating and distress universal.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL VOLUME 4 OF 4ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
No more trickling feebly from snowbanks; no more boring devious channels in oozy clay, no more stagnating in sullen dams.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
It must have a thousand nauseous influences stagnating for a long time undisturbed.
JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
Oh, Nijo, can't you understand I'm stagnating—dying in this commonplace island life.
CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSSIR JAMES M. BARRIE
No doubt she had many another hope and disappointment to keep life from stagnating.
A GREAT EMERGENCY AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA GATTY EWING
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