sigh

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/saɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sī)


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sigh

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. let out a sigh of [relief, joy, satisfaction, despair, desperation]
  2. could hear sighs of pleasure coming from
  3. let out a [deep, long, soft, reluctant] sigh
  4. [responded, answered, replied] with a [deep] sigh
  5. [heaved, breathed] a [deep] sigh
  6. sighs from the [crowd, audience, workers]
  7. the gentle sigh of the [breeze, wind]
  8. sigh in [relief, ecstasy, resignation, exhaustion]
  9. sigh with [relief]
  10. the [wind, breeze, leaves, trees] sighed
  11. sigh for [her, home, my bed]
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