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2009-03-20 13:23:00

Local resident support from Casey Affleck, Laurie Anderson, Jennifer Connelly, Kirsten Dunst, James Gandolfini, Lou Reed and Michael Stipe NEW YORK, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tribeca Community Association and Canal West Coalition, announce that they will host "The Hudson Rise Picnic," a community awareness-building event on Monday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at 375 Hudson Street. The initiative supports halting the development of a gigantic, half billion dollars, two acre,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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