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2013-01-15 23:02:23

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) announces the appointment of Sara Ortwein, president of ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC), as chair of their Industry and Community Affiliates (ICA) Committee. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Sara N. Ortwein, president of ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC), has been appointed chair of the Industry and Community Affiliates (ICA) Committee of The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas...


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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