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2008-06-18 12:00:59

By ANN FISH MADISON -- Anne Tuttle continues to pursue college degrees "because I can't live long enough to know everything I want to know." Tuttle was named as one of Moses Cone Health System's Employees of the Year for her outstanding nursing skills at the Moses Cone Behavioral Health Center. The system selects an employee of the year from each of its hospitals and divisions. Currently, she's working on a master's degree in nursing education and a nurse practitioner degree. "Medicine...


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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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