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stagnate
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
staying still or not developing
  • Mentally she remained in utter stagnation, a condition which the mechanical occupation rather fostered than checked.
    5 — The Woman Pays (58% in)
  • The drops of logic Tess had let fall into the sea of his enthusiasm served to chill its effervescence to stagnation.
    6 — The Convert (31% in)

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