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2008-09-10 15:00:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigators LLC, today announced that Ms. Mary Cheney, a Vice President of Navigators' Strategic Communications Practice since January of 2008, has been promoted to principal and will assume her new role effective immediately. "Mary has been a valuable member of the Navigators team, serving as an intricate member of the communications practice, and helping us expand and grow our business," said Managing Principal Phil Anderson. "Mary's dedication to...

2006-03-19 15:13:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney, a lightning rod for criticism about administration policies, on Sunday rejected the notion of resigning and said he would serve out his term. "I made sure both in 2000 and 2004 that the president had other options. I mean, I didn't ask for this job. I didn't campaign for it. I got drafted," Cheney said on CBS television's "Face The Nation." Being part of the administration was a highlight of his career, Cheney said. "I've now been...

2006-02-16 15:39:39

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was the shot heard around the world, and the chaotic aftermath has shone new light on the secretive nature of President George W. Bush's powerful, independent-minded vice president, Dick Cheney. Experts say Cheney's reaction to his accidental shooting of fellow hunter Harry Whittington in Texas last Saturday -- wait until the next day to let the news trickle out and reject White House advice to move faster -- was emblematic of Cheney's power...

2006-01-09 11:10:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney, who has had heart problems, was taken to a hospital early on Monday morning after experiencing shortness of breath and released more than four hours later, his office said. President George W. Bush told reporters Cheney was okay. "He's doing fine, I talked to him this morning. His health is good. He'll be coming in to work a little later on today," Bush said. Cheney, 64, who has had four heart attacks, was taken to George Washington...

2005-10-16 19:14:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney will not run for the presidency in 2008, his wife, Lynne Cheney said in an interview published on Sunday. Cheney told Time magazine that she was restating what her husband already had made clear -- that he had no intention of seeking the presidency. "That's pretty interesting. Wrong, but interesting," Lynne Cheney said, when asked about a recent comment by Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward that the vice president would be the...


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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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