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sigh

verb [I]  us   /sɑɪ/
to breathe out a deep breath that can be heard, esp. because you are tired, sad, pleased, or bored: Angelica sighed in relief. She sighs again, looking bored. fig. A soft breeze sighed through the trees.

sigh

noun [C]  us   /sɑɪ/
the sound of someone taking a deep breath: You could hear an occasional sigh from the crowd.
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