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hegira
n. flight, espeically Mohammed's flight from Mecca to Medina
hapless
adj. unfortunate
hawser
n. lrage rope
harangue
n. noisy speech
hazardous
adj. dangerous
haphazard
adj. random adj. by chance
harridan
n. old woman who is ill-tempered
harass
vb. annoy by repeated attacks
heretic
n. person who maintains opinions contraty to the doctrines of the church
hap
n. chance n. luck
harbor
vb. provde a refuge for vb. hide
hallucination
n. act of deceiving the mind
harbinger
n. one that comes before in time
hamper
vb. block
hauteur
n. haughtiness
hale
adj. healthy
heedless
adj. not noticing adj. disregarding
hallowed
adj. blessed adj. sacred
hedonism
n. belief that pleasure is the sole aim in life
hireling
n. one who serves for the temporary use of something (usually contemptuously)
heckler
n. person who verbally harasses others
hindmost
adj. furthest behind
harping
n. tiresome dwelling on a subject
hibernate
vb. sleep throughout the winter
haughtiness
n. pride n. arrogance
hilarity
n. great merriment
heresy
n. opinion contrary to populra belief
hiearchy
n. body divided into ranks
hermitage
n. home of a hermit
hieroglyphic
n. picture writing
hazy
adj. slightly unclear
hew
vb. cut to pieces with ax or sword
harrow
vb. breka up ground after plowing vb. torture
harry

vb. raid
hibernal
adj. wintry
hermetically
adv. selaed by fusion so as to be airtight
hiatus
n. gap n. pause
herbivorous
adj. grain-eating
heinous
adj. hatefully bad adj. cruel
heterogeneous
adj. not similar