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languish
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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to suffer in a bad situation for a long time
  • My natural elasticity was crushed, my intellect languished, the disposition to read departed, the cheerful spark that lingered about my eye died; the dark night of slavery closed in upon me; and behold a man transformed into a brute!
    Chapter 10 (13% in)

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