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haze

noun [C/U]  /heɪz/ us  

haze noun [C/U] (FOG)

fog caused by water, smoke, or dust, or an effect of heat that prevents things being seen clearly: [C] A brownish haze hung over the field.

haze

verb [T]  /heɪz/ us  

haze verb [T] (TEST)

to force people new to a group, esp. a sports team or college social group, to take part in activities that are silly, embarrassing, and sometimes harmful in order to be accepted as a member
hazing
noun [U]  /ˈheɪ·zɪŋ/ us  
Ten fraternity members had their heads shaved during hazing last week.
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