sighlike

sighlike

(ˈsaɪˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a sigh
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The second fragment remains in the upper region, and the dissonance continues through a series of sighlike figures or appoggiaturas (see example 4).
Once alight they held their wings aloft for a moment, making sure of their purchase, then folded them in a sighlike motion and drew their meat-raw heads into their neck feathers like old folks settling into mufflers.