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hallmark
characteristic trait, feature
hallow
sanctify, make holy
ham-handed
lacking grace, maladroit
hamstring
make ineffective, cripple, hamstrung by guilt
hangdog
sad, dejected
hankering
desire
!= odium (lack of desire)
haphazard
lack of direction, random
harangue
orate, bloviate, perorate, tirade, lecture
harass syn
raid, forray, harry, maraud
harbinger
presage, herald, forshadow
harness
utilize
harness the computers potential
haunt
come to mind continually
haunt*familiar = harass*irratate
headlong
lacking calmness, hasty
!=deliberate
hearken
hark, hear, heed
hedonism
doctrine that happiness is the key to life
hegemony
influence over others
hew
conform to
herald
give notice of
heresy
unorthodoxy, doctrine contrary to church dogma
hermetic
having to do with the occult sciences
herpetologist
deals with reptiles
chameleon*herpetologist = salmon*ichthylogist
hidebound
inflexible character
hie
to go quickly
histrionic
relating to actors, acting, of theater
hoard
miser*hoard = dandy*preen = sycophant*fawn = pundit*opine
hoary
extremely old
antedilluvian, ancient
paragon
model of excellence
hodgepodge
medley, potpourri, gallimaufry
gallimaufry
motley assortment of things, farrago
homily
lecture w/moral theme
parable
story w/moral theme, allegory, fable, apologue
hone
make more acute
hortative
exhort
horticulture
of flowers
hovel
shack, bucolic house
spoke
support wheel joining the hub to rim
hubris
exaggerated pride
plebeian
one of common people
supplicant
one who prays humbley to God
husbandry
control of financial resources, thrift, prudent, frugal
husk
not vital part
pithy
concise and full of meaning