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2009-07-23 12:34:59

The Addams Family, a new stage musical starring Bebe Neuwirth and Nathan Lane, is scheduled to open on Broadway next April, show representatives said. Based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, the musical is set to open April 8 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in Manhattan. Previews are to begin March 4, following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago, which begins Nov. 13. Neuwirth and...


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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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