Beneath the languid demeanour and the aristocratic drawl was what one of his closest civil service allies called a ‘constructive ruthlessness’.
Tiny children sit passively by their parents, too weak and languid to play or run around, as cars flash past them.
We discussed the similarities between the movements of a dancer to the movement of a mobile, such as the fact that both have languid , free-flowing movement.
She finally stood up, straightening her dress, as her boyfriend propped his weary, languid body up on his elbows.
‘That would be great,’ she said, her voice languid .
Nothing in his languid , arm-over-the-back-of-the-chair demeanour suggests that he moves with the lightness of a gazelle or handles a rugby ball so well that it appears at times to be soldered to the palm of his hand.
We interrupt this languid Sunday afternoon for an announcement of considerable import.
I also have a formal lab report to write for Chemistry, but I don't really care - Summer Sun, for all of its languidness and completely unnecessary flaws, is the exact record I need right now.
William has managed to coddle his pulsing green quarry of these long, languid days.
Subtle movements include curving languid reaches, then tiny rises onto toes or a shift in torso played out in the individual squares.