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hemorrhage
Excessive discharge of blood from the blood vessels; profuse bleeding.
hiatus
A gap or an interruption in space, time, or continuity; a break.
harbinger
One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; a forerunner.
hinterland
The land directly adjacent to and inland from a coast.
hermetic
Completely sealed, especially against the escape or entry of air.
hasten
To move or act swiftly.
hydrate
1. A solid compound containing water molecules combined in a definite ratio as an integral part of the crystal.
2. To supply water to (a person, for example) in order to restore or maintain fluid balance.
hoary
Gray or white with or as if with age.
honor
High respect, as that shown for special merit; esteem.
homage
Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law.
heretical
Of or relating to heresy or heretics.
homonym
One of two or more words that have the same sound and often the same spelling but differ in meaning.
hone
1. A fine-grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool.
2. To perfect or make more intense or effective.
heterodox
Not in agreement with accepted beliefs, especially in church doctrine or dogma.