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2008-09-29 18:00:23

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Anita Alvare of Alvare Associates, +1-610-520-6140, Ext. 206, anita@alvare.com BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., staunch environmental activist and law school professor, challenged members of the trucking industry today to make environmental stewardship among their top priorities at the 64th Annual Meeting of NationaLease, the largest full- service truck leasing organization in North America representing 185 member companies....


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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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