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languid
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.
    Chapters 34-36 -- The Cabin-Table; The Mast-Head; The Qarter-Deck--Ahab and all (41% in)
  • 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.
    Chapters 58-60 -- Brit; Squid; The Line (31% in)

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