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hail
  • noun
    Pellets of frozen rain which fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds.
    verb
    Hail falls. (it hailed so hard we had to stop)
    (of a large number of objects) fall or be hurled forcefully. (missiles and bombs hail down from the sky)
  • noun
    A shout or call used to attract attention.
    verb
    Call out to (someone) to attract attention. (the crew hailed a fishing boat)
    Acclaim enthusiastically as being a specified thing. (he has been hailed as the new James Dean)
    Have one's home or origins in (a place) (he hails from Pittsburgh)

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