soughing

All Noun Verb Adjective
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  • Not a sound was heard, except the soughing of the wind round the tower. Cited from From Powder Monkey to Admiral, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Her face was in his memory; the very soughing of the wind seemed her voice calling him. Cited from Molly McDonald, by Randall Parrish
  • But have we not had the world to look upon each day, and the soughing of the woods to hear? Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • There was the sound of a soughing wind as the crowd drew its breath. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • Hardly could she distinguish it from the soughing of the wind in the trees. Cited from Mistress Penwick, by Dutton Payne
  • And so I sit once more, listening to the soughing of the woods. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • Passing through some pine woods I heard the soughing of the tree-tops. Cited from Bunch Grass, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Everything was quiet roundabout, only the night wind was soughing in the old pine-trees. Cited from Maezli, by Johanna Spyri
  • She could hear it soughing gently through the branches of the live oaks. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Then the soughing of earth and sky again. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • For the first time the soughing of the tree-tops in the soft breeze above failed to meet their ears. Cited from Around the World in Ten Days, by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  • They heard the dripping of the rain, the soughing of the wind, but no sound of human kind came to their ears. Cited from The Yellow Streak, by Williams, Valentine
  • There is nothing more glorious than the soughing of the woods. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • I listened; there was no sound but the soughing of the roadside trees in the evening wind. Cited from The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales,Harte
  • The soughing in the air grew stronger; it was not snow that was falling now, but rain. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • The night was dark and very still, save for the melancholy soughing of the wind among the spars. Cited from The Captain of the Polestar, by A. Conan Doyle #5
  • The heat was intense; but there was a low soughing wind which seemed to moan among the trees without moving them. Cited from Harry Heathcote of Gangoil, Anthony Trollope
  • Just then a faint "soughing" sound among the branches suggested another idea to Griselda. Cited from The Cuckoo Clock, by Mrs. Molesworth
  • Towards night they could tell, by the soughing of the wind in the trees and the appearance of the sky, that there was a change in the weather. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was, I fancied, the soughing of the wind among the branches of tall trees. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Root form of soughing is sough for the verb.

Meaning of soughing

  • verb Make a murmuring sound
    the water was purling