Antonyms for hailing

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The house at the light was empty; but, on my hailing, a woman's voice answered from the cellar.

After hailing the morn with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third.

Not any better than her mistress, however, who at this moment was hailing a street-car.

And still the air, the sky—a ghost, something invisible was hailing the ship.

I heard them pulling about in the dark, hailing, and so on, but after a bit they gave up.

The first was a bright young man, hailing from Newark, New Jersey.

"Not a hansom," she said, quickly, as he was on the point of hailing one.

The fishermen fable of drowned sailors 'hailing their names.'

And though it was a man who was hailing him, he pretended that he did not hear.

See, she has stopped her engines, and is hailing the Asashio!

WORD ORIGIN

"greetings!" c.1200, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse heill "health, prosperity, good luck;" and from Old English hals, shortening of wæs hæil "be healthy" (see health and cf. wassail).

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