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hack1

 
pronunciation:
haek
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hacks, hacking, hacked
definition 1: to cut or chop with heavy blows.
He hacked the wood into pieces.
synonyms:
chop, chop off
similar words:
cut, slash, whack
definition 2: to clear by chopping out anything that blocks the way.
We hacked a path through the tall weeds.
synonyms:
slash
similar words:
clear, whack
definition 3: to give out short, harsh coughs.
He has the flu and hacked all night.
similar words:
bark, cough, rasp
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