hex hex  /ˈhɛks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an evil spell
  2. (v) cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something
  3. (adj) of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base

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Usage(s):

  1. If something has put a hex on your sex drive, the culprit may be a medicine that you're taking.
  2. After even a dozen hearings, the music became more a hex than a vex, its funereal tune permanently etched in everyone's ear.
  3. She enjoys airborne sex-hex workouts in Chinese Torture Chamber Story and another, daffier concoction, The Eternal Evil of Asia.

News

  1. VIDEO: Re-live USMNT vs. Honduras as KICKTV series "The Hex" drops on YouTube | THE SIDELINE

    For those in the know, the latest version of "The Hex" from KICKTV has dropped, viewable above. For those unfamiliar with what The Hex is, read on.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Assessing The Teams' Performances Six Games Into The CONCACAF Hex

    In late-January this blog outlined some high-level metrics to watch as the Hex progressed. Achieving the following would give a team a good chance of making it to Brazil in 2014: Overall PPM should be at or above 1.6 (16 points overall). Home PPM should be at or above 2.2 (11 points total at home). Away PPM should be at or above 1.2 (6 points total away). Goal differential should be equal to a ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Lefty's cruel U.S. Open hex

    Lefty's cruel U.S. Open hex Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 8:05 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 The U.S. Golf Association is not opposed to inflicting cruel and unusual punishment at its premier championship, so here's something it might want to consider. The U.S. Open champion has ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to anoint them or put a hex on them, but I see many similarities that exist," Levy said. "They're players of character. They're young and on the rise. I see encouraging parallels."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Marv Levy Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Unfortunately, we just haven't had good luck here," Twins outfielder Denard Span said. "But I don't think anybody in the clubhouse believes that there's a hex or anything going on."
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Denard Span Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  3. "I don't know if we've got a hex on us or not, but we seem to get hit with every scenario possible," Jackson said. "We've had guys step up all year, so we have to continue to have guys step up and just continue to play hard."
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Bobby Jackson Source: Forbes

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