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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a heavy fall of objects
  • a hail of small stones warned them of the oncoming avalanche

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2 a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • even under the hail of angry questions, the press secretary stayed cool

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Synonyms of hail (Entry 2 of 3)

range of hearing
  • stay within hail of the restaurant's front desk so you'll know when your table is ready

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hail

verb

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1 to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • the museum director hailed the artist's new installation as a groundbreaking work of genius

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2 to demand or request the presence or service of
  • let's hail a taxi
  • hailed the waiter for the check

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The first known use of hail was before the 12th century

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“Hail.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Hail. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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