- 1. Hale, Nathan Hale
- usage: 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)
- 2. Hale, George Ellery Hale
- usage: United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
- 3. Hale, Edward Everett Hale
- usage: prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
- 1. coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force, compel, oblige, obligate
- usage: 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"
- 2. haul, hale, cart, drag, pull, draw, force
- usage: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
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- 1. hale, whole, healthy (vs. unhealthy)
- usage: exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
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