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languid
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Frankenstein
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  • Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
  • I visited Edinburgh with languid eyes and mind; and yet that city might have interested the most unfortunate being.
  • They retired and I turned towards my friend, but he was sunk in languor and almost deprived of life.
  • I turned with loathing from the woman who could utter so unfeeling a speech to a person just saved, on the very edge of death; but I felt languid and unable to reflect on all that had passed.
  • I rushed towards her and embraced her with ardour, but the deadly languor and coldness of the limbs told me that what I now held in my arms had ceased to be the Elizabeth whom I had loved and cherished.

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  • No urging could increase his languid pace.
  • a languid wave of the hand

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