hail

All Noun Verb
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  • Upon release it was hailed as the group's best record to date.
  • Music was something that was natural to him since he hails from a musical family.
  • Both parties hailed this decision as a victory for their own side.
  • The latter stopped when within hailing distance, and John held up a hand. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island,by Roger Thompson Finlay
  • Together they ran across the square under a hail of fire.
  • Other areas further east also saw straight-line wind damage and hail up to an inch across.
  • Following the hail storm, only five cars were running at the end.
  • The series was hailed as one of the best that had been played in Australia.
  • The series has been hailed as more than just a historical document.
  • He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since Black.
  • These men hailed from almost all parts of the country.
  • Evil and good run strong in me, hailing me both ways. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • He was hailed king of Sweden when he was four years old.
  • Hail this large is especially rare in this area of the world.
  • The album was also hailed for being an expansion of the band's unique sound.
  • Washington has been widely hailed as "father of his country" even during his lifetime.
  • He has a brother and four sisters and hails from a distinguished family.
  • A large number of them hailing from middle class families who joined the French Government on service.
  • Many players of the Russian national rugby team hail from the area.
  • Strong winds and large hail caused additional damage throughout the region.
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Meaning of hail

  • noun Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • noun Many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    a hail of pebbles, a hail of bullets
  • noun Enthusiastic greeting
  • verb Be a native of
    She hails from Kalamazoo
  • verb Call for
    hail a cab
  • verb Greet enthusiastically or joyfully
  • verb Precipitate as small ice particles
    It hailed for an hour