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Correct spelling:
languish
Definition:
have a yen for

Synonyms:

noun
languish
ache, fade, long, pine, pine away, waste, yearn, yen.
verb
body
fade, languish.
change
languish, pine away, waste.
droop; become dull, listless
brood, conk out, decline, desire, despond, deteriorate, dwindle, ebb, fade, fag, fag out, fail, faint, fizzle out, flag, go to pieces, grieve, hanker, hunger, long, pine, repine, rot, sicken, sigh, snivel, sorrow, suffer, tucker, waste, weaken, wilt, wither, yearn, knock out, waste away, be disregarded, be neglected, die on vine, go soft.
Examples of usage:
  1. Dear Redegonde, do not let me languish for you, but tell me my fate now this instant." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. If athletics prosper, it is because the life of the college finds an easy and natural expression; if athletics languish, there is pretty sure to be some check on wholesome functioning. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  3. In most cases the patient was left to languish alone, and perished by neglect, while his nearest and dearest avoided his presence, and had grown so callous that they had not a sigh or a tear left for the death of husband, or child, or friend. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  4. Where I suffer, moan and languish. – Canadian Wild Flowers by Helen M. Johnson
  5. Far north in the east lurked a suspicion of dawn, which seemed, while they gazed upon it, to " languish into life," and the sea was a shade less dark than when they turned from it to go behind the dune. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald

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