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languid
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • The two men sauntered languidly to the table
    Chapter 2 (90% in)
languidly = moving slowly
  • "It is your best work, Basil, the best thing you have ever done," said Lord Henry, languidly.
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • The wind shook some blossoms from the trees, and the heavy lilac-blooms, with their clustering stars, moved to and fro in the languid air.
    Chapter 1 (36% in)
  • "You know you believe it all," said Lord Henry, looking at him with his dreamy, languorous eyes.
    Chapter 2 (35% in)
  • There was something in his low, languid voice that was absolutely fascinating.
    Chapter 2 (41% in)
  • Dorian Gray does not belong to Blue-books, Uncle George," said Lord Henry, languidly.
    Chapter 3 (13% in)
  • "Except in America," rejoined Lord Henry, languidly.
    Chapter 6 (6% in)
  • He opened The St. James's languidly, and looked through it.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
  • But won't you miss your train?" said Dorian Gray, languidly, as he passed up the steps and opened the door with his latch-key.
    Chapter 12 (13% in)

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