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languish

verb

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to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • older people, especially, were languishing during the prolonged heat wave

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The first known use of languish was in the 14th century

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“Languish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/languish. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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