Hades, n. underworld, lower world, nether world; purgatory, limbo; hell, inferno, infernal regions; Pandemonium, Tartarus, Gehenna, Abaddon, (in Hebrew theology) Sheol, Archeron, Hinduism. Naraka, Arallu. See - hell (defs. 1, 5).
hag, n. 1. crone, beldam, SI. old bat; fury, SI. battle ax, fishwife, gorgon, harridan, ogress, old witch; hellcat, harpy, shrew, virago, vixen, nag, SI. bitch, Xanthippe.
2. witch, sorceress, hex, enchantress, Circe,
haggard, adj. 1. drawn, hollow-eyed, worn, weary, tired; run-down, wearied, toilworn, wayworn; drained, spent, worn-out, played out; exhausted, beaten, Inf. beat, Inf. done in, ready to drop.
2. seedy, Inf. under the weather, peaked, pale, pallid, wan; colorless, white, white as a sheet or ghost, ghostly, ghost-like, cadaverous, death-like, ghastly, like death warmed over.
3. gaunt, wasted, emaciated, emaciate; hollowcheeked, pinched, withered, shriveled, shrunken; spindly, scrawny, scraggy, straggly, like a plucked chicken; thin, thin as a reed or rail, skinny, too skinny to throw a shadow, skin-and-bones, bony, skeletal.
4. wild, wild-looking, wild-eyed, delirious, distracted; hysterical, frenzied, frenetic, frantic, panicked, panicky, frightened, terrified; crazed, insane, mad, violent, furious, angry.
haggle, v. 1. bargain, chaffer, higgle, palter, dicker, Scot. argle-bargle; drive a bargain, Inf. beat or talk down; underbid, stickle, give [s.o.] a hard time, drive a hard bargain; exchange, barter, bandy, swap, swop, traffic, deal, peddle, truck, huckster, hawk; trade, transact, negotiate, have dealings, make or strike a bargain.
2. wrangle, dispute, cavil, carp, complain, quibble, pettifog, pull to pieces, Inf. nitpick; harangue, filibuster, talk [s.o.'s] head off, SI. argue the pants off of, Inf. argue until one is blue in the face; nag, fuss, Inf. hassle; jibe at, criticize, find fault, make mountains out of molehills; belittle, deprecate, disparage, impugn, decry, SI. grouse, SI. moan and groan; blame, chide, reproach, censure, rebuke, reprove, sneer at, discredit, animadvert.
3. hack, hack away at, chop, gash, rend, rip, rip to pieces, rive, slash, hackle, chip, dissever, mangle.
-n. 4. argument, quarrel, row, squabble, dustup, spat; dispute, controversy, discord, clash, falling-out, Inf. hassle, Inf. barney; fracas, brouhaha, Inf. scrap, Inf. run-in, Inf. set-to, SI. rhubarb; embroilment, imbroglio; dissension, variance.
hail1, v. 1. salute, greet, welcome, hello, nod to, wave to, smile at, wink at, tip one's hat to; receive, meet.
2. signal, flag down, flag, wave down; call, cry out, sing out, halloo, accost; cry, exclaim, shout, yell, Inf. holler; scream, roar, bellow, clamor, Inf. jump up and down.
3. acclaim, applaud, cheer; approve enthusiastically, congratulate, felicitate, compliment, huzzah, rejoice in; praise, sound the praises of, extol, laud, commend, Archaic, magnify; exalt, eulogize, glorify; pay tribute to, pay homage to, honor, crown; present, introduce, usher in, call in; name, credit, slap on the back.
-n. 4. call, cry, outcry, clamor, shout, Inf. holler; signal, cooee, sooey; greeting, salutation, salute, salaam, welcome, address; hello, halloo, aloha, how do you do; bow, curtsy, genuflection; handshake, handclasp, kiss, peck; wave, nod, bob, duck, kowtow, prostration, homage.
5. acclamation, applause, cheer, ovation, standing ovation, bravo, plaudits, Inf. hand, curtain calls, encore; hosanna, hurrah, huzzah, three cheers.
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In English, use the plural with anything greater than one, even it it's less than two.