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haze

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hazehaze1 /heɪz/ noun [singular, uncountable]  1 DNCLEAR/EASY TO SEE#smoke, dust, or mist in the air which is difficult to see throughhaze of a haze of cigarette smoke The sun was surrounded by a golden haze.2 CONFUSEDthe feeling of being very confused and unable to think clearly a drunken haze
Examples from the Corpus
hazeThe family is in a haze of shock and grief.But by this time the Captain had grown used to living in a blue haze.Of sand, surf and sea stretching for mile after mile after mile into the blue haze.Little orange fires flickered, and gray shapes moved among the dull-green helicopters in the morning haze.In the morning it looks like a smoky haze is hanging over the hills.During the tight formation take-off his eyes were on Stefan and the Spitfire as they climbed to get on top of the haze.There was a flash through the haze of dust as Ford knelt to fire the train.Squinting through the haze, Sam tried to place him.
Related topics: College
hazehaze2 verb [transitive]  American EnglishSECJOKE to play tricks on a new student or to make them do silly or dangerous things, as part of joining the school or a club at the schoolhazing noun [uncountable] bizarre hazing rituals haze over
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hazeHe was the third University of Texas student in nine years to die under suspicions of hazing.And his meanings were hazed in a golden future.There was a garden hazed over by sunlight and held in by a dome.But it was all hazed over in endless mists of blue.Censers burned, further hazing the air.
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Verb table
haze
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhaze
he, she, ithazes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhaze
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hazed
he, she, ithas hazed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hazed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill haze
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hazed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hazing
he, she, itis hazing
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you, we, theyare hazing
Past
I, he, she, itwas hazing
you, we, theywere hazing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hazing
he, she, ithas been hazing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hazing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hazing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hazing
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