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HALE





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  1. [noun] 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)
    Synonyms: Hale, Nathan Hale

  2. [noun] United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
    Synonyms: Hale, George Ellery Hale

  3. [noun] prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
    Synonyms: Hale, Edward Everett Hale

  4. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: coerce, squeeze, pressure, force

  5. [verb] draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
    Synonyms: haul, cart, drag

  6. [adjective] exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
    Synonyms: whole

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