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habitat
dwelling place
hackneyed
worn out by overuse
hallowed
holy; treated as sacred
hamlet
small village
hapless
unfortunate, having bad luck
harbinger
precursor, sign of something to come
hardy
robust, vigorous
harrowing
extremely distressing, terrifying
hasten
to hurry, to speed up
haughty
arrogant and condescending
headstrong
reckless; insisting on one's way
heathen
pagan; uncivilized and irreligious
hectic
hasty, hurried, confused
hedonism
pursuit of pleasure as a goal
hegemony
leadership, domination, usually by a country
heighten
to raise
heinous
shocking, wicked, terrible
hemicycle
semicircular form or structure
hemorrhage (n)
heavy bleeding
hemorrhage (v)
to bleed heavily
heretical
opposed to an established religious orthodoxy
hermetic
tightly sealed
heterodox
unorthodox, not widely accepted
heterogeneous
composed of unlike parts, different, diverse
hew
to cut with an ax
hiatus
break, interruption, vacation
hidebound
excessively rigid; dry and stiff
hindsight
perception of events after they happen
hinterland
wilderness
hoary
very old; whitish or gray from age
holistic
emphasizing importance of the whole and interdependence of its parts
holocaust
widespread distruction, usually by fire
homage
public honor and respect
homogeneous
composed of identical parts
homonym
word identical in pronunciation and spelling but different in meaning
hone
to sharpen
honor
to praise, glorify, pay tribute to
humane
merciful, kindly
husband (v)
to farm; manage carefully and thriftily
hutch
pen or coop for animals; shack, shanty
hydrate
to add water to
hygienic
clean, sanitary
hymn
religious song, usually of praise or thanks
hyperbole
purposeful exaggeration for effect
hyperventilate
to breathe abnormally fast
hypochondria
unfounded belief that one is often ill
hypocrite
person claiming beliefs or virtues he or she doesn't really possess
hypothermia
abnormally low body temperature
hypothesis
assumption subject to proof
hypothetical
theoretical, speculative