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languid
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Babbitt
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  • Babbitt was too languid this evening to pursue his duty of being a captivating (though strictly moral) male.
  • For two days he was languorous and petted and esteemed.
  • She languidly pulled down the blind, and he stood still, a cold feeling of insignificance in his heart.
  • He was too languid to respond as he desired.
  • Languidly he remained.
  • As she drowsed away in the tropic languor of morphia, he sat on the edge of her bed, holding her hand, and for the first time in many weeks her hand abode trustfully in his.

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

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