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What is another word for sighing?

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Verb
Present participle for to emit a (typically long and deep) audible breath
“She heard him sigh, and then sigh again, and each time wondered if it would turn out to be his death.”
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Present participle for to express a deep (usually negative) emotion by exhaling
“For those who sigh wearily at this impossible aspiration, there are other solutions.”
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Present participle for to make a rustling or murmuring sound
“The heat is not too oppressive because of the breezes that sigh in from the cool, sparkling Atlantic waters of Table Bay.”
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Present participle for to feel a deep yearning for (someone or something lost, unattainable, or distant)
“He also continued to sigh for the simple antique attitudes of the emotions in their liberty.”
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Present participle for to feel or express emotional or mental anguish
“Thinking back to the time when they had known each other in Yunzhou, he could not help but sigh about the fickleness of the world.”
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Present participle for to be constantly or visibly anxious
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Present participle for to complain or grumble
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Present participle for to gasp or utter with effort
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Present participle for to fret or worry deeply about something
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Present participle for to indulge in fantasies about something desired
Noun
(of leaves or wind) A soft rustling or murmuring sound
Noun
A low soft voice
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