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hail

verb
 
 
/heɪl/
[T] to call or wave to someone to get their attention: She stepped into the road and hailed a taxi.Shouting and screaming
it hails If it hails, small, hard pieces of frozen rain fall from the sky: Look! It's hailing!Snow and iceCold
(Definition of hail verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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