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homily
a sermon
homogeneous
composed of parts all of the same kind
homophonic
sounding alike
hone
to sharpen
hoodwink
to deceive
hoot
to shout in disapproval
horde
a crowd of people
horticulture
the science of gardening
hospice
shelter
hovel
a dirty, wretched living place
hover
to keep lingering about; to wait near at hand
hubris
excessive pride or self-confidence
hue
a color; a shade
humane
kind; compassionate
humbug
trick; hoax
humdrum
monotoneous; routine
humid
moist
humility
lowliness; meekness
humus
black soil for fertilizing
hurtle
to dash; speed; run
husbandry
the science of raising crops; careful management
hybrid
mixed; assorted
hydrophobia
fear of water; rabies
hymeneal
pertaining to marriage
hyperbole
extreme exaggeration
hypercritical
overcritical; faultfinding
hypochondriac
a person with imaginary ailments
hypocrite
one who pretends to be someone or something he is not
hypothesis
an assumption; a theory
ichthyology
study of fish
icon
a statue or idol
iconoclast
a rebel; one who breaks with tradition
idealist
one with very high standards
idiosyncrasy
a peculiar personality trait