This was a full-blown, very plump damsel, fair as waxwork, with handsome and regular features, languishing blue eyes, and ringleted yellow hair.
Then, too, existence for you must be a scene of continual change and excitement, or else the world is a dungeon: you must be admired, you must be courted, you must be flattered — you must have music, dancing, and society — or you languish, you die away.
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The prisoner languished in the dungeon for years.
If you’re worried their conversation will languish, include Kim. She will assure stimulating conversation no matter who is at the table.