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2010-05-12 08:00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recognized exemplary corporations within the Automotive, Logistics, Industrial Technologies, Energy & Power Systems, Environmental & Building Technologies and Healthcare sectors in Malaysia at the 2010 Malaysia Excellence Awards, this evening. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Held in conjunction with the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Telecoms Awards, the cross-industry banquet was...


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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