languish - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/ˈlæŋɡwɪʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theylanguish
he/she/itlanguishes
present participlelanguishing
past tenselanguished
past participlelanguished
  1. 1
    to fail to be successful or to improve

    Oil prices continue to languish at $10.79 a barrel.