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  Definition of hale
  1. prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
  2. United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
  3. a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country'' (1755-1776)
  4. draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
  5. to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
  6. exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
Similar Words: Hale, Edward Everett Hale, George Ellery Hale, Nathan Hale, haul, cart, drag, coerce, squeeze, pressure, force, whole

 

Hyponyms: bowse, bouse, turn up the heat, turn up the pressure, drive, bludgeon, steamroller, steamroll, squeeze for, dragoon, sandbag, railroad, terrorize, terrorise, bring oneself

 

Derivational Morphology: drag, puller, tugger, dragger, trawler, draw, haul, haulage, hauler, haulier, hauling, trucking, truckage, force, power, imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure, power play, squeeze play, squeeze, coercion, compulsion

 

Anagrams: Hela, heal

 

 
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