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What is another word for languish?

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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
“Get it wrong, and your plants will languish and die in boggy beds.”
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To be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation
“There is a paragraph in the appellant's submissions that refers to the unacceptability of simply allowing a person to languish in detention.”
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To desire or pine for someone or something
“Love me and you will have me, for I languish for love.”
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To feel emotional or mental anguish
“I could do nothing but languish in sorrow, shedding a flood of tears.”
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To become progressively worse in quality or health
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To think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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Live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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To cause to become tired, weary or fatigued
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To have a strong desire for
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To sleep for longer than planned
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Obsolete spelling of standstill
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To fail suddenly and completely
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