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languid
used in Catch-22

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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • He swam languorously out to the raft, held on a moment, and swam languorously back to where he could stand on the sand bar.
    Chapter 14 — Kid Sampson (88% in)
  • He swam languorously out to the raft, held on a moment, and swam languorously back to where he could stand on the sand bar.
    Chapter 14 — Kid Sampson (88% in)
  • He pointed languidly toward the wall.
    Chapter 19 — Colonel Cathcart (95% in)
  • A lissome, blond, sinuous girl with lovely legs and honey-colored skin laid herself out contentedly on the arm of the old man's chair and began molesting his angular, pale, dissolute face languidly and coquettishly.
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (41% in)
  • He gestured languidly toward his gigantic map of Italy.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (64% in)
  • The girl smiled with contentment when she opened her eyes and saw him, and then, stretching her long legs languorously beneath the rustling sheets, beckoned him into bed beside her with that look of simpering idiocy of a woman in heat.
    Chapter 33 — Nately's Whore (63% in)
  • 'No, we've got to find him guilty first,' the officer without insignia cautioned with a languid restraining wave.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (73% in)
  • Her face — as beautiful as a blooming flower to him now — was distorted with a new kind of torture, the tissues serenely swollen, her half-closed eyes misty and unseeing with the stultifying languor of desire.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (30% in)

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