Languishing sentence example
- The native industries are inconsiderable, and many of them are in a languishing condition.
- They are now languishing in Guantanamo at the whim of the US government.
- Currently languishing at the bottom of the premier league they could do with some cheering up.
- While languishing at his estates at Kelston near Bristol and awaiting a return to royal favor, he invented the first water closet.
- The kohl or black powder with which the modern, like the ancient, Egyptian ladies paint their languishing eyelids, is nothing but the smeeth of charred frankincense, or other odoriferous resin brought with frankincense, and phials of water, from the well of Zem-zem, by the pilgrims returning from Mecca.Advertisement
- The polls show them still languishing far behind Labor.
- At Oxford his behaviour procured him a ducking in the Cherwell, and a wrecking of his rooms, but the cult spread among certain sections of society to such an extent that languishing attitudes, "too-too" costumes and "aestheticism" generally became a recognized pose.
- Finally, all idea of the divine vanished, and the artists merely presented her as the type of a beautiful woman, with oval face, full of grace and charm, languishing eyes, and laughing mouth, which replaced the dignified severity and repose of the older forms. The most famous of her statues in ancient times was that at Cnidus, the work of Praxiteles, which was imitated on the coins of that town, and subsequently reproduced in various copies, such as the Vatican and Munich.
- If you miss a meal or find yourself languishing by mid-afternoon, a healthy snack can be just the ticket to raise your blood sugar and restore your energy and concentration.
- If you dream of languishing in a sun-drenched extension of your home, consider building a sunroom.Advertisement
- A similar piece of cruelty was the execution, some time later, of the earl of Suffolk, who had been languishing long years in the Tower; he was destroyed not for any new plots, but simply for his Yorkist descent.
- Raynald of Chatillon, the second husband of Constance of Antioch, after languishing in captivity from 1159 to 1176, had been granted the seignory of Krak, to the east and south of the Dead Sea.