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languish
used in Northanger Abbey

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to suffer in a bad situation for a long time
  • In revolving these matters, while she undressed, it suddenly struck her as not unlikely that she might that morning have passed near the very spot of this unfortunate woman's confinement—might have been within a few paces of the cell in which she languished out her days; for what part of the abbey could be more fitted for the purpose than that which yet bore the traces of monastic division?
    Chapter 23 (87% in)

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