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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of languish.

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Examples

  • His name languished in the Senate, and he was finally turned down.19 Most nominations, however, went through Congress unopposed or with little opposition.

    A History of American Law

  • His name languished in the Senate, and he was finally turned down.19 Most nominations, however, went through Congress unopposed or with little opposition.

    A History of American Law

  • His name languished in the Senate, and he was finally turned down.19 Most nominations, however, went through Congress unopposed or with little opposition.

    A History of American Law

  • But the older brother appeared too menacing to the bipartisan traditions of the Senate and the idea languished until 2010.

    THE PROMISE

  • But the older brother appeared too menacing to the bipartisan traditions of the Senate and the idea languished until 2010.

    THE PROMISE

  • But the older brother appeared too menacing to the bipartisan traditions of the Senate and the idea languished until 2010.

    THE PROMISE

  • Yet in other cases he almost abdicated his leadership role -- as during the last couple of years, while the Bundestag languished in deadlock over tax reform and other moves to revamp the welfare state.

    Last Of His Kind

  • Chief U.S. District Judge Stephen Raslavich has complained the company has "languished" in bankruptcy for more than 18 months.

    93-Year-Old Ray Perelman Mounts Solo Bid For Philly Newspapers

  • Chief U.S. District Judge Stephen Raslavich has complained the company has "languished" in bankruptcy for more than 18 months.

    93-Year-Old Ray Perelman Mounts Solo Bid For Philly Newspapers

  • That was obviously not the opinion of Ann Sadler's friends when they brought this case to the attention of the court, nor does it seem to be her opinion- she 'languished' for several days before dying.

    Archive 2008-08-01

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