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hamlet
small village
hapless
unlucky, unfortunate, having bad luck
harbinger
precursor, sign of something to come
headstrong
reckless; insisting on one's own way
hegemony
leadership, domination over others, usually by a country
heinous
shocking, wicked, terrible
hermetic
tightly sealed
holocaust
widespread destruction, usually by fire
homage
public honor and respect
homonym
word identical in pronunciation and spelling but different in meaning
hypochondria
unfounded belief that one is often ill
hypothermia
abnormally low body temperature
hackneyed
commonplace; trite; unoriginal
hallowed
blessed; consecrated
hamper
obstruct
harass
annoy by repeated attacks; torment
hardy
sturdy; robust; able to stand inclement weather
haughtiness
pride; arrogance
hedonist
one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life
heed
pay attention to; consider
heresy
opinion contrary to popular belief
heterodox
unorthodox; unconventional
heterogeneous
dissimilar; mixed
heyday
time of greatest success; prime
hiatus
gap; interruption in duration or continuity; pause
hierarchy
arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks
hindrance
block; obstacle
hoard
stockpile; accumulate for future use
homogeneous
of the same kind
hone
sharpen
hostility
unfriendliness; hatred
humane
marked by kindness or consideration
husband
use sparingly; conserve; save
hyperbole
exaggeration; overstatement
hypocritical
pretending to be virtuous; deceiving
hypothetical
based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed
harangue
a ranting speech