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noun as in ice

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“Mobile real estate” is becoming an asset class unto itself, a wise investment for a world where flooding could sweep away your home, giant hailstones could smash through its roof, or a sinkhole could emerge at the end of your driveway.

More than a year after Operation Hailstone, Japan surrendered.

Opening this, he exposed to the reporter's bewildered gaze a huge and brilliant diamond—nearly as large as a hailstone.

Dante's poetry seems to come down in hail, rather than in rain—but count me the drops congealed in one hailstone!

A shower of rain drove down upon us, each drop stinging like a hailstone.

Though I was semi-unconscious I remember the bullets beating the ground like hailstone on a March day.

A heavy shower of hail was falling,--each hailstone about the size of an egg.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hailstone, such as: chunk, crystal, diamonds, floe, glacier, and glaze.

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