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languid
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Moby Dick
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  • The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.
  • Slowly wading through the meadows of brit, the Pequod still held on her way north-eastward towards the island of Java; a gentle air impelling her keel, so that in the surrounding serenity her three tall tapering masts mildly waved to that languid breeze, as three mild palms on a plain.

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

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