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languish

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈlæŋɡwɪʃ/ formal
languish at/in, etc sth to stay in an unpleasant or difficult situation for a long time: to languish in jailBecoming and making less strong
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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