Quantcast

Latest Graduate Institute Stories

2011-10-07 09:00:00

Pacifica Graduate Institute today announced the appointment of Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., as President of the Institute. She succeeds the Founding President, Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D. A formal inauguration will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2012. Santa Barbara, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 Pacifica Graduate Institute announced the appointment of Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., as President of the Institute. She succeeds the Founding President, Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D. A formal...


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.'
Related