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sigh

 (sī)
v. sighed, sigh·ing, sighs
v.intr.
1.
a. To exhale audibly in a long deep breath, as in weariness or relief.
b. To emit a similar sound: willows sighing in the wind.
2. To feel longing or grief; yearn: sighing for their lost youth.
v.tr.
1. To express with or as if with an audible exhalation.
2. Archaic To lament.
n.
The act or sound of sighing.

[Middle English sighen, probably back-formation from sighte, past tense of siken, to sigh, from Old English sīcan.]

sigh′er n.
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Sigher RN, 1980, Motor Learning and Human Performance, New York, Modeimllon Paplishing, 1980, 255.
This volume, as stated in the subtitle of the book, contains papers of the International Colloquium "Martyrdom in Christian Antiquity and in the Twentieth Century: Issues, Debates, Characters," held in Sigher, Romania, between 2 and 5 June 2011, and organized by the Civic Academy in Romania together with Oglindanet Cultural Association.
99 compensation, pounds 80 costs' Mehr-Un-Nisa Shabir, 24, of Brighton Road, Balsall Heath, driving without a licence, insurance or test certificate, pounds 450 fine, pounds 60 costs, licence endorsed, eight penalty points' Sigher Shah, 34, of Edenbridge Road, Hall Green, speeding, licence endorsed, four penalty points, pounds 60 costs, pounds 250 fine.