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languish
used in The Brothers Karamazov

2 uses
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Definition
to suffer in a bad situation for a long time
  • He'll carry off Katerina Ivanovna, for whom he is languishing, and pocket her dowry of sixty thousand.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (81% in)
  • I wouldn't change a dandy I know of for three young Englishmen," observed Marya Kondratyevna tenderly, doubtless accompanying her words with a most languishing glance.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (17% in)

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