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languish
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to suffer in a bad situation for a long time
  • The whales might have made one of their regular soundings, not a temporary dive from mere fright; and if that were the case, Stubb, as his wont in such cases, it seems, was resolved to solace the languishing interval with his pipe.
    Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (70% in)

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