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sighing

verb
present participle of sigh

Synonyms of sighing

to take in and let out a deep audible breath or to make a similar sound
  • Mom always used to sigh loudly whenever she found a mess on the floor—which was often
  • a breeze sighed through the leaves

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“Sighing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sighing. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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