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The answer HISSES is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1800 puzzles.

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HISS as a noun:

1. (hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation) = a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"
2. (boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, razz, snort, bird) = a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

HISS as a verb:

1. (hiss, siss, sizz, sibilate) = make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval
2. (hiss, whoosh) = move with a whooshing sound
3. (hiss, sizz, siss, sibilate) = express or utter with a hiss
4. (boo, hiss) = show displeasure, as after a performance or speech