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  • adv. In a languorous manner, without exertion, lazily.

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  • adv. in a languorous manner


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  • He will see this done, for good or for ill, the queen said, languorously rising from her throne.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Menessos rolled his shoulders and used the bars to stretch languorously.

    Arcane Circle

  • There are also significant periods of blending and simmering, but it's a pleasure to watch the sauce languorously bubble and spit and to taste it as the flavors meld.

    Holy-Moly Lobster Mole

  • St Aubyn's anti-realist trick is to combine the child's perceptions with the perfectly rendered, languorously sophisticated dialogue of the adults with whom he keeps company.

    Mother's Milk by Edward St Aubyn

  • Finally, readers languorously floating and swimming in books in an otherwise arid world.

    Stephen J. Gertz: The Surrealistic Book Paintings of Alireza Darvish

  • But, although she starts memorably, looks beautiful in her Caroline costume, and shows her obvious devotion to Marton Csokas's languorously self-indulgent Orsino as he lies with his head suggestively cradled in her lap, Rebecca Hall misses some of Viola's growing mischief and allows her hands to hang limply from her sides for much of the evening.

    Twelfth Night - review | Theatre | Michael Billington

  • It unfolds languorously, sometimes a bit too slowly, with disparate threads that don't begin to become whole cloth until the final thirty minutes.

    Michael Jones: Life After Death: Hereafter

  • Beneath loose clothing and braless their breasts moved languorously as they sipped drinks and flicked ashes.

    Captains of Industry

  • Called "The Fan," it features an apparently overheated young woman slouching languorously in front of a portable fan, stretching her bare legs toward a window.

    Hollin Hills homes in Alexandria expose a different view

  • He blew out his breath and pulled around a chair, leaning way over that end of the table about as languorously as she leaned across the table.

    The Great San Francisco Poetry Wars, 13


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