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languid

languid Sentence Examples

  • A slow, languid smile crossed his features, one that made her body flush and ache for him.

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  • The heat makes Helen languid and quiet.

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  • He turned with her, watching her languid walk.

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  • "No?" he asked, approaching her with a languid walk that stirred her blood.

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  • Their petting grew more frenzied, more instinctive, and far from the languid, sensuous control he had intended to use with her.

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  • Later, in that languid time between lovemaking and the usual surrender to sleep, Cynthia remained awake.

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  • In 1807-1814, owing to the war, communication was cut off with Norway and Denmark; but subsequently the colony prospered in a languid fashion.

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  • But the country, being in enjoyment of considerable prosperity, paid only a languid attention to the scheme; its indifference was reflected in the House; the Conservatives were encouraged in their opposition by the lack of interest which the new bill excited, and the almost unconcealed dislike of the prime minister to its provisions.

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  • The adjustment of the water by means of the sluices is a delicate operation when there is little water and also when there is much; in the latter case the fine earth may be washed away from some parts of the meadow; in the former case, by attempting too much with a limited water current, one may permit the languid streams to deposit their valuable suspended matters instead of carrying them forward to enrich the soil.

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  • Some of them were talking (he heard Russian words), others were eating bread; the more severely wounded looked silently, with the languid interest of sick children, at the envoy hurrying past them.

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  • The outbreak of the Boer War in October 1899 was followed in New Zealand by a prompt display of general and persistent warlike enthusiasm: politics ceased to be the chief topic of interest; the general election of 1899 was the most languid held for fifteen years.

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  • The setting sun cast a golden light on the sand, and sharp dune crests wove their languid path across the lunar landscape.

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  • The statement of them is variously given, - Pride, Avarice, Anger, Gluttony, Unchastity, are found in all the lists; the remaining two (or three) are variously selected from among Envy, Vainglory, and the rather singular sins Gloominess (tristitia) and Languid Indifference (acidic or acedia, from Gr.

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  • Later, in that languid time between lovemaking and the usual surrender to sleep, Cynthia remained awake.

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  • He turned with her, watching her languid walk.

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  • Their petting grew more frenzied, more instinctive, and far from the languid, sensuous control he had intended to use with her.

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  • This album has languid, melancholic cynicism oozing out of all twelve solid tracks.

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  • diffident, languid character, he tends to take most things in his stride.

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  • languid pace of island life.

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  • languid eyes and mind; and yet that city might have interested the most unfortunate being.

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  • languid style like he did.

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  • languid manner.

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  • languid day in Grantown whilst I sorted out my transport arrangements.

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  • languid atmosphere of this area.

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  • The Rain is graceful, and rather languid too, with lines like: " I think I'll sleep another day or two.

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  • They're too similar in mood, both very languid and dreamy.

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  • The pace may be a little languid at times, but the film never lost my interest and is fairly suspenseful throughout.

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  • One effect he describes is that, after taking opium, " The peristaltic Motion of the Intestines becomes more languid.

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  • The mystery unfolds at a languid pace, dropping a few red herrings along the way.

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  • All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.

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  • unfolds at a languid pace, dropping a few red herrings along the way.

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  • But such schemes were now obsolete an& anachronistic. They led to a languid lingering Italian campaign, which was settled far beyond the Alps by Philips victories over the French at St Quentin and Gravelines.

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  • His interest in politics was rather languid, but he was a disciple of Lord Rosebery, and in the1892-1895Liberal ministry he was under-secretary for foreign affairs.

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  • In 1807-1814, owing to the war, communication was cut off with Norway and Denmark; but subsequently the colony prospered in a languid fashion.

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  • The outbreak of the Boer War in October 1899 was followed in New Zealand by a prompt display of general and persistent warlike enthusiasm: politics ceased to be the chief topic of interest; the general election of 1899 was the most languid held for fifteen years.

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  • Pebrine manifests itself by dark spots in the skin of the larvae; the eggs do not hatch out, or hatch imperfectly; the worms are weak, stunted and unequal in growth, languid in movement, fastidious in feeding; many perish before coming to maturity; if they spin a cocoon it is soft and loose, and moths when developed are feeble and inactive.

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  • The adjustment of the water by means of the sluices is a delicate operation when there is little water and also when there is much; in the latter case the fine earth may be washed away from some parts of the meadow; in the former case, by attempting too much with a limited water current, one may permit the languid streams to deposit their valuable suspended matters instead of carrying them forward to enrich the soil.

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  • But the country, being in enjoyment of considerable prosperity, paid only a languid attention to the scheme; its indifference was reflected in the House; the Conservatives were encouraged in their opposition by the lack of interest which the new bill excited, and the almost unconcealed dislike of the prime minister to its provisions.

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  • The statement of them is variously given, - Pride, Avarice, Anger, Gluttony, Unchastity, are found in all the lists; the remaining two (or three) are variously selected from among Envy, Vainglory, and the rather singular sins Gloominess (tristitia) and Languid Indifference (acidic or acedia, from Gr.

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  • The mystery unfolds at a languid pace, dropping a few red herrings along the way.

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  • All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.

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  • For fifty-six seconds this languid feline duo proceeds to mew quietly back and forth as if engaged in the world's most tired conversation.

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  • Bold, colorful and absolutely magnetic, tropical prints reflect the cool, laid-back feel of an island retreat or a languid beach vacation.

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  • Whether you've just planted tomato seedlings in the spring or the languid days of summer are drawing to a close and a frost is predicted, it's smart to learn how to prevent frost damage.

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  • Constructed of luxurious, often languid materials, brightened by vivacious jewel tones and embellished with dramatic details, these sets are the very definition of sophisticated.

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  • The pace of a romantic honeymoon is relaxed and languid.

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  • A slow, languid smile crossed his features, one that made her body flush and ache for him.

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  • "No?" he asked, approaching her with a languid walk that stirred her blood.

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