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Smith's method usually gives good results, as does also the more simple method of Hiss (p. 263).
When it is inconvenient to stain before the smears have dried, capsules can be shown by the method of Hiss.
With an explosive hiss, gray jets of live steam erupted from pipes around the edge of the room.
And Edom shall be desolate: every one that shall pass by it, shall be astonished, and shall hiss at all its plagues.
As the leader finished her remarks Mrs. Haight brought her teeth together with a snap and shot through them a little hiss.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The little door leading to the lane was open, and from the far side came the hiss of a motor.
A silly way they have of stretching out their long white necks and crying, "Hiss, hiss!"
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
Hardly had Lawrence touched the ground when he heard a voice hiss, "Turn, so you may see who sends you to hell."
The sound of that quiet, purposeful hiss of the steam sent a thrill along the nerves.
Its indignant hiss had scarcely died away when Mr Seymour appeared at the door.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE

WORDS RELATED TO HISS

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION