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hail in Nature topic

hailhail2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]DN frozen raindrops which fall as hard balls of ice 🔊 heavy showers of rain and hailsee thesaurus at rain2 a hail of bullets/stones etc3 a hail of criticism/abuse etc
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hailHail the size of golf balls fell in Andrews, Texas.He advanced again, but was driven back by a hail of blows.She ran him off in a hail of pellets.Houses collapse, hail shatters windshields, lightning fries golfers.She conducted me from the hail.A distant cousin had once ended up in the hail.