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2008-08-07 06:00:22

By David Young, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 7--Standing in more than a foot of dirty water at the door of the Vineyard Church in downtown Greeley, firefighters stared through the glass doors at the water seeping into the entrance. Flashing lights illuminated the murky waters, while the men, responding to a fire alarm Wednesday night, made it was clear water was more of an issue. "There's no fire," said fire engineer Greg Holmes as he waded around the side of the building. Pastor...


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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