hale vs hail: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: hale or hail

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halenoun

prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

haleverb

to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

halenoun

United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)

halenoun

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)

haleverb

draw slowly or heavily

haleadjective

exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health

hailverb

praise vociferously

hailverb

be a native of

hailverb

greet enthusiastically or joyfully

hailverb

call for

hailnoun

enthusiastic greeting

hailnoun

many objects thrown forcefully through the air

hailverb

precipitate as small ice particles

hailnoun

precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents

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