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Draggingly vs. Hale

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Dragginglyadverb

In a way that drags; with a dragging motion.

Halenoun

(archaic) Health, welfare.

Dragginglyadverb

Slowly; with reluctance, or as if held back.

Haleadjective

Sound, entire, healthy; robust, not impaired.

Dragginglyadverb

in a dragging manner

Haleverb

To drag, pull, especially forcibly.

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Haleadjective

Sound; entire; healthy; robust; not impaired; as, a hale body.

‘Last year we thought him strong and hale.’;

Halenoun

Welfare.

‘All heedless of his dearest hale.’;

Haleverb

To pull; to drag; to haul.

‘Easier both to freight, and to hale ashore.’; ‘As some dark priest hales the reluctant victim.’;

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)

Halenoun

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

Halenoun

prolific United States writer (1822-1909)

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Haleverb

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’;

Haleverb

draw slowly or heavily;

‘haul stones’; ‘haul nets’;

Haleadjective

exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health;

‘hale and hearty’; ‘whole in mind and body’; ‘a whole person again’;

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