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hist Syllabification: hist

Definition of hist in English:


Used to attract attention or call for silence.


Natural exclamation: first recorded in English in the late 16th century.

Words that rhyme with hist

assist, cist, coexist, consist, cyst, desist, enlist, exist, gist, grist, insist, list, Liszt, mist, persist, resist, schist, subsist, tryst, twist, whist, wist, wrist

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