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languish
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Emma
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  • He is an excellent young man, and will suit Harriet exactly; it will be an ’Exactly so,’ as he says himself; but he does sigh and languish, and study for compliments rather more than I could endure as a principal.

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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.

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