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hibernal
wintry
hibernate
sleep throughout the winter
hierarchy
arrangement by rank or standing; aurthoitarian body divided into ranks
heiroglyphic
picture writing
hilarity
boisterous mirth
hindmost
furthest behind
hindrance
block; obstacle
hinterlands
balc country
hireling
one who seveds for hire (usually used contemptuously)
hirsute
hairy
histrionic
theatrical
hoard
stockpile; accululate for future use
hoary
white with age
hoax
trick; practical joke
holocaust
destruction by fire
holster
pistol case
homage
honor; tribute
homeostasis
tendency of a system to maintain relative stability
homespun
domestic; made at home
homily
sermon; serious warning
homogeneous
of the same kind
hone
sharpen
hoodwink
deceive; delude
horde
crowd
hortatory
encouraging; exhortive
horticultural
pertaining to cultivation of gardens
hostility
unfriendliness; hatred
hovel
shack; small,wretched house
hover
hang about, wait nearby
hubbub
confused uproar
hubris
arrogance; excessive self-conceit
hue
color; aspect
hue and cry
outcry
humane
marked by kindness or consideration
humdrum
dull; monotonous
humid
damp
humility
humbleness of spirit
hummock
small hill
humus
substance formed by decaying vegetable matter
hurtle
crash; rush
husband
use sparingly; conserve; save
husbandry
grugality; thrift; agriculture
hybrid
mongrel; mixed breed
hydrophobia
fear of water; rabies
hyperbole
exaggeration; overstatement
hypercritical
excessively exacting
hypochodriac
person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness
hypocritical
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
hypothetical
based on assumptions or hyotheses
ichthyology
study of fish
icon
religious image; idol
iconoclastic
attacking cherished traditions
ideology
system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
idiom
expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individula words; distinctive style
idiosyncrasy
individual trait, usually odd in nature
idolatry
worship of idols; excessive admiration
idyllic
charmingly carefree; simple
igneous
produced by fire; volcanic
ignite
kindle;light
ignoble
unworthy; not noble
ignominy
deep disgrace; shame or dishonor
illicit
illega
illimitable
infinite
illuminate
brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlightened
illusion
deceiving
illusory
deceptive; not real
imbalance
lack of balance or symmetry; disporportion
imbecility
weakness of mind
imbibe
drink in
imbroglio
complicated situation; painful or complex misunderstanding; entanglement; confused mass (as of papers)
imbue
saturate, fill