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Correct spelling:
languish
Definition:
To become weak; droop; pine.
Other synonyms:
yearn, pine, ache, pine away, fade, yen, long, waste.
Examples of usage:
  1. If every person were to save his money instead of spending it, trade, they think, would languish and workmen would be out of employment. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
  2. But if, under such circumstances with regard to the price of corn in Europe, we were to endeavour to retain the prices of the last five years, it is scarcely possible to suppose that our foreign commerce would not in a short time begin to languish. - "Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws, and of a Rise or Fall in the Price of Corn on the Agriculture and General Wealth of the Country", Thomas Malthus.
  3. To quit the ship for that piercing flying gale, charged with sleet and hail and foam, was merely to languish for a little and then miserably expire of frost. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
Common misspellings:
  1. lanquish (33%)
  2. langwich (19%)
  3. languich (14%)
  4. lenguish (10%)
  5. langwish (10%)
  6. laguish (10%)
  7. langues (5%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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