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languish

verb [I]  /ˈlæŋ·ɡwɪʃ/ us  
to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation, often for a long time: Members of Congress have introduced plans, but those have languished.
Translations of “languish”
in Spanish languidecer, consumirse…
in French (se)languir…
in German ermatten…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受苦,經歷苦難,受煎熬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受苦,经历苦难,受煎熬…
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