(Latin: narrow, tight, slender, thin)
Augusta refers to holy places, angusta to narrow spaces; therefore, sometimes we can not achieve great results without suffering by squeezing through narrow spaces.
2. Etymology: from Old French anguisse, angoisse, "choking sensation, distress, anxiety, rage"; from Latin angustia, "tight place; tightness, straitness, narrowness"; figuratively "distress, difficulty," from ang(u)ere, "to throttle, to torment, to make narrow".
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2. To long for something that is being denied; to pine for: After days in the hospital without visitors, Brad could only languish for the sight of his family.
When Tim had to languish in his bed for such a long time because he was ill, he started to experience a sense of anguish that he might not ever be well again.
"The equites were an order of knights holding a middle place between the senate and the commonalty or members a social order that was distinguished by wealth and ranking just below the rank of senators."2. Etymology: from Latin angustus, "narrow" + clavus, "a nail, a stripe"; from Roman antiquity.