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 for haze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haze \Haze\, v. i.
     To be hazy, or thick with haze. --Ray.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haze \Haze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hazed (h[=a]zd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Hazing.] [Also hase.] [Cf. Sw. haza to hamstring, fr.
     has hough, OD. h[ae]ssen ham.]
     1. To harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or
        difficult work.
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     2. To harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks
        upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of
        college students, as an initiation rite into a fraternity
        or other group; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Haze \Haze\ (h[=a]z), n. [Cf. Icel. h["o]ss gray; akin to AS.
     hasu, heasu, gray; or Armor. a['e]zen, ['e]zen, warm vapor,
     exhalation, zephyr.]
     1. Light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes
        vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency
        in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              O'er the sky
              The silvery haze of summer drawn.     --Tennyson.
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              Above the world's uncertain haze.     --Keble.
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     2. A state of confusion, uncertainty, or vagueness of thought
        or perception; as, after the explosion, people were
        wandering around in a haze.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  haze
      n 1: atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced
           visibility
      2: confusion characterized by lack of clarity [syn: daze,
         fog, haze]
      v 1: become hazy, dull, or cloudy
      2: harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in
         military institutions

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  110 Moby Thesaurus words for "haze":
     London fog, London special, absentmindedness, abstraction, banter,
     becloud, befog, befuddlement, bemist, bemusement, bewilderment,
     bother, botheration, chaff, chaos, clabber up, cloud, cloud over,
     cloud up, cloudiness, confusion, darken, darken over, daze, dim,
     discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion,
     disorder, disorganization, disorientation, disturbance, dream,
     drisk, drizzling mist, embarrassment, encloud, enmist, film,
     flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, frenzy, frost smoke,
     fuddle, fuddlement, gauze, jape, jest, jive, joke, jolly, josh,
     jumble, kid, maze, mess, mist, mistiness, muddle, muddleheadedness,
     muddlement, murk, murkiness, needle, nubilate, obnubilate, obscure,
     overcast, overcloud, overshadow, oversmoke, pea soup, pea-soup fog,
     peasouper, perplexity, perturbation, pother, preoccupation, pucker,
     put on, rag, rally, razz, reverie, rib, ride, roast, ruffle, shade,
     shadow, shuffle, smog, smoke, smokiness, stew, stupor, sweat,
     swivet, tease, tizzy, trance, twit, unsettlement, upset, vapor,
     woolgathering
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Haze
  
      An X Window System window manager designed to
     be light-weight and look like MacOS.  Haze is based on
     mlvwm.  It support virtual desktops, configurable menu
     bar and shaded windows.
  
     http://www.escomposlinux.org/jes/description.html)">Haze home (http://www.escomposlinux.org/jes/description.html).
  
     (2010-05-03)
  

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