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hack
to cut down or clear a path
They hacked a trail through the jungle.
halcyon
calm and peaceful
Los Angeles is known for its halcyon weather.
hallow
to make holy, consecrate
In a prayer we hallow the Lord's name.
harangue
a long, passionate speech
The candidate gave a harangue to arouse support for his campaign.
harbinger
anything that foreshadows a future event
Frost is a harbinger of winter's coming.
harrow
to distress, create stress or torment
The news of her grandmother's sickness harrowed her during her test.
haughty
arrogant, conceited
I hate donnie because he is so haughty.
heed
give notice to , attention
Give heed to the man that is currently speaking.
heinous
abominable, totally reprehensible
He was on trial for a heinous offense.
heresy
belief contrary to what is accepted
Witches were put on trial for acts of heresy.
hermetic
not affected by outward influence
The airplane fuselage was made hermetic during its construction.
heterogeneous
made up of different kinds
The heterogeneous mixture contained many different things.
hew
make by hard work
The famous sculptor hewed a statue out of marble.
highbrow
person with superior tastes
My uncle duncan is a highbrow when it comes to wine.
hirsute
hairy, shaggy
That is a very hirsute dog.
hoax
mischevious trick played on somebody for a joke
I often receive hoax emails about random things.
hoi
the masses
This type of product was designed for the hoi.
hollow
not soled, with a hole
The hollow tube is much lighter than a solid one.
holster
leather case for a pistol
He carried his pistol in its holster whenever he went hiking.
homiletics
act of preaching
To become a preacher you have to be proficient in homiletics.
hone
to sharpen, make more acute or effective
The craftsman studied his boss to hone his skills.
hoodwink
trick, mislead
I often try to hoodwink people as a joke.
hospitable
liking to give hospitality, service
To open a bed and breakfast you need to be very hospitable.
hubris
arrogant pride
People full of hubris are usually too arrogant to notice their mistakes.
hush
make or become silent
He raised his hand to hush the crowd.
hypocrisy
going against what one says
She smoked cigs even while she taught her kids not to, her hypocrisy made her a bad role model.