Languish1. Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through griefPine away, waste, wilt
2. Have a desire for something or someone who is not presentYen, yearn, pine, ache
3. Become feebleFade


To feel or express sympathy or compassionCondole (to condole with a friend whose father has died), Console, sympathize
AbhorDetest (opposite of adore)Abominate, Execrate(to curse; imprecate evil upon; damn; denounce: He execrated all who opposed him.), Loathe


Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneselfBinge (eat or drink more), Glut(  The quality of being so overabundant that prices fall), Englut, Gorge,  Ingurgitate (to eat greedily)
CondoneExcuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient withForgive , Pardon


1. Beg persistently and urgently

2. To make improper advances toward another person

Insist, Entreat( to ask (a person) earnestly; beseech; implore; beg: to entreat the judge for mercy.),
Grovel1. Show submission or fear

2. Crawl at someone’s feet, literally kneel down before someone

Cower, Kowtow ( to act in an obsequious manner; show servile deference), Apple-polish( to curry favor with someone)
Covet1.  To desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others: to covet another’s property. (this is out of envy)

2. To wish for

Pine, long, ache, Begrudge(to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children’s education.)


Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill/ feign sicknessShirk, Sham, Loaf (to idle away time: He figured the mall was as good a place as any for loafing.)


Make amends for/atone forAbsolve(to set free or release, as from some duty, obligation, or responsibility: to be absolved from one’s oath), amend, remedy , compensate

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