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hazy
slightly obscure. In hazy weather, you cannot see the top of this mountain
hazardous
dangerous. Your occuption is too hazardous for nsurance companies to consider your application
haven
place of safety; refuge. For Ricardo, the school library became his haven, a place to which he could retreat during chaotic times
haugtiness
pride; arrogance. When she realized that Darcy believed himself too good to dance with his inferiors, Elizabeht took great offense at his haugtiness
hatch
deck opening; lid coveringa deck opening. The latch on the hatch failed to catch, so the hatch remained unlatched
harry
harass, anno, torment; raid. The guerrilla band harried the enemy nightly
harrowing
agonizing; distressing; traumatic. At first, Terry Anderson did not wish to discuss his harrowing months of captivity as a political hostage
harping
tiresome dwelling on a subject. After he had reminded me several times about what he had done for me I told him to stop his harping on my indepbtedness to him
hardy
sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather. We asked the gardening expert to recommend particularly hardy plants that could withstand our harsh New England winters
harbor
provide a refuge for; hide. THe church harbored illegal aliens who were political refugees
harbinger
forerunner, predict, early symptom. The crocus is an early harbinger of spring
harass
annoy by repeated attacks. When he could not pay his bills as quickly as he had promised, he was harrassed by his creditors
harangue
long, passionate and vehement speech. In her lengthy harangue, theprincipla berated the offenders
hapless
unfortunate. This hapless creature had never known a moment's pleasure
haphazard
random; by chance. His haphazard reading left him unqcquainted with many classic books
hap
chance; luck. In his poem Hap, Thomas Hardy objects to the part chance plays in our live
hamper
obstruct. The new mother hadn't realized how much the effort of caring for an infant would hamper her ability to keep an immaculate house
halting
hesitant; faltering. Novice extemporaneous speakers often talk in a halting fashion as they grope for the right words
hallucination
delusion. I think you were frightened by a hallucination that you created in your own mind.
hallowed
blessed; consecrated. Although the dead girl's parents had never been active churchgoers, they insisted that their daughter be buried in hallowed ground
hale
healthy. After a brief illness, he was soon hale
halcyon
calm; peaceful. In those halcyon days, people were not worried about sneak attacks and bombings
haggle
argue about prices. I prefer to shop in a store that has a one price policy because, whenever i haggle with a shopkeeper, I am never certain that I paid a fair price for the articles I purchased
haggard
wasted away; gaunt. After his long illness, he was pale and haggard
hackneyed
commonplace; trite. When the reviewer criticsed the movie for its hackneyed plot, we agreed; we had seen similar stries hundreds of times before
hackles
hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog. The dog's hackes rose and he began to growl as the sound of footsteps grew louder
habituate
accustom or familiarize; addict. Macbeth gradually habituated himself to murder, shedding his scruples as he grew accustomed to his bloody deeds