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languish

US [ˈlæŋɡwɪʃ]
UK ['læŋɡwɪʃ]
  • n.憔悴;惹人怜爱的感伤模样[倦态等];脉脉含情
  • v.被迫滞留;长期受苦;受煎熬;变得衰弱
  • Web凋萎;受折磨;失去活力
Simple Present:languishes  Present Participle:languishing  Past Tense:languished  
languish
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (in sth)
被迫滞留;长期受苦;受煎熬to be forced to stay somewhere or suffer sth unpleasant for a long time
She continues to languish in a foreign prison.
她继续被囚禁在一所外国的监狱里。
2.
[i]
变得衰弱;未能取得进展to become weaker or fail to make progress
The share price languished at 102p.
股票价格停滞在 102 便士上。

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