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haughtiness in bearing and attitude; arrogance

the state of being in debt (thought we'd never get out of hock); the state of being pawned (put the diamonds in hock)
hock, hocked, hocking, hocks.transitive verbs
to pawn.(hock a diamond ring); a hock is also a piece of meat from above the foot of an animal, especially a pig

information heard from another; evidence based on the reports of others rather than the personal knowledge of a witness and therefore generally not admissible as testimony; information which cannot be adequately substantiated; rumor; in law, the report of another's words by a witness, which is usually disallowed as evidence in a court of law; hearsay evidence; gossip

hone in, honed in, honing in, hones in.intransitive verbs
to zero in on something (the kids honed in on homework; the plumber hones in on leaks in the pipes)
hone, honed, honing, hones.transitive verbs
if you hone something, for example a skill, technique, idea or product, you carefully develop it over time so that it is exactly right for your purpose; to perfect or make more intense or effective (a speaker who honed her delivery by long practice; a gymnast who hones her skills); to sharpen on a fine grained whetstone (he used a whetstone to hone the kitchen knives so they would be as sharp as possible, because he knew that a well honed blade is safer to use than a dull one, because a dull one requires more effort to cut and therefor is more liable to slip and cause injury); to move toward or focus attention on an objective (his writings hones in on the plights and victories of the common man)
a fine grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool; a tool with a rotating abrasive tip for enlarging holes to precise dimensions

repulsive, especially to the sight; if you say that someone or something is hideous, you mean that they are very ugly or unattractive (the hideous practice so-called professionals of the emerging medical system engaged in, all the time thinking it was leading to helpful to humanity new knowledge); you can describe an event, experience or action as hideous when you mean that it is very unpleasant, painful or difficult to bear; revoltingly ugly; offensive to moral sensibilities; despicable
hideosity, hideousness.noun

hornswoggle, hornswoggled, hornswoggling, hornswoggles. transitive verbs
to bamboozle; deceit

hamper, hampered, hampering, hampers.transitive verbs
to prevent the free movement, action or progress of; to hinder
a large basket, usually with a cover (a picnic hamper; a hamper of groceries)

Victor Hugo (1802-85), French poet, novelist and playwright, is considered the leader of the French romantic movement, which sought freedom from the conservative restrictions of the classical style. Hugo's works express his indignation at social injustices and human suffering. ...Microsoft® Encarta® Encyclopedia 99. © 1993-1998 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..A quote of his.

precipitation in the form of pellets of ice and hard snow; something that falls with the force and quantity of a shower of ice and hard snow (a hail of pebbles; a hail of criticism)
hail, hailed, hailing, hails.verbs
intransitive verb use-to precipitate in pellets of ice and hard snow; to fall like hailstones (condemnations hailed down on them)
transitive verb use-to pour something down or forth (they hailed cheers of joy)

hail, hailed, hailing, hails.verbs
transitive verb use.to salute or greet; to greet or acclaim.enthusiastically (the crowds hailed the rain needed for the parched land); to call out to in order to catch the attention of (hail a cabdriver)
intransitive verb use.to signal or call to a passing ship as a greeting or as an identification
the act of greeting or acclaiming; a shout made to catch someone's attention or to greet
used to express a greeting or tribute
hail from.phrasal verb.to come or originate from (she hails from Manitoba); to be healthy (she'll survive because she's a hail and hearty individual)

hale, haled, haling, hales.transitive verbs
to compel to go: to pull, draw, drag or hoist

hale, haler, halest.adjectives
free from infirmity or illness; sound; if you describe people as hale, you mean that they are healthy (she is remarkable and I'm sure she'll remain hale and hearty for years)

hype, hypes, hyped, hyping.transitive verbs
hype is the use of a lot of publicity and advertising to make people interested in something such as a product or political party nonsense (we are certainly seeing a lot of hype by some big media companies in their promotions of political parties); to hype a something means to advertise or praise it a lot; to hype up means the same as hype
a figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in 'I could sleep for a year' or 'this book weighs a ton'
of, relating.to.or.employing hyperbole; in mathematics, of, relating to or having the form of a hyperbola; of or relating to a geometric.system in which two or more lines can be drawn through any point in a plane and not intersect a given line in the plane; of or relating to a hyperbolic function (hyperbolic cosine) hyperbolically.adverb

having a very excitable or nervous temperament; high-strung; emotionally stimulated or overexcited; short for the word hyperactive

symbol Y,  a quantum number equal to twice the average electric charge of a particle.multiplet or, equivalently, to the sum of the strangeness and the baryon number

over; above; beyond; excessive; excessively (hypercritical)
highly or excessively.sensitive; hyper
hypersensitiveness or hypersensitivity.noun

the outer membranous or green envelope of some fruits or seeds, as that of a walnut or an ear of corn; the shell or outer covering, especially when considered worthless; a framework serving as a support
husk, husked, husking, husks.transitive verbs
to remove the husk from
a person or machine that removes husks
husky, huskier, huskiest.adjectives
hoarse or rough in quality (a voice husky with emotion); resembling a husk; containing husks
husky, huskier, huskiest.adjectives
strongly built; burly; heavily built (clothing sizes for husky boys) husky.noun,.plural.huskies
a husky person
a dog of a breed developed in Siberia for pulling sleds and having a dense, variously colored coat, also called Siberian husky; a similar dog of Arctic origin

hug, hugged, hugging, hugs.verbs
transitive verb use.to clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace; to hold steadfastly to; cherish: (after so many years together they cherish each other's love); to stay close to (a sailboat hugging the shore)
intransitive verb use.to embrace or cling together closely
a close, affectionate embrace

appearing worn and exhausted; gaunt; wild or distraught in appearance
an adult hawk captured for training

in a hopeful manner; you say hopefully when mentioning something that you hope will be (hopefully you'll have no problems with answering the exam questions; my hope for you is that your trip is a safe one)
having or manifesting hope; inspiring hope; something that is promising; being hopeful is having sureness that everything will turn out for the good:.Romans 8:28 "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose."
an individual who aspires to success or who shows promise of succeeding (a group of hopefuls such as those desiring to win a football game)
hopefulness.noun.(normally used without being pluralized)

hopeful monster.noun,.plural.hopeful monsters
a hypothetical individual organism that, by means of an advantageous macromutation, becomes the founder of a new type of organism and a vehicle of macroevolution (evolution it seems, will forever be searching for a hopeful monster in its ridiculous quest to validate itself)

hope, hoped, hoping, hopes.verbs
intransitive verb use.to anticipate.good; to wish for something with expectation of its fulfilment; if you hope for something, you have confidence of it to be true and possible for it to happen and you usually are alive to the fact in your mind that it is possible or likely and if it's concerning the things of the Creator-God, you can be sure that they are.indeed.true, because here all things are possible; to believe; to have confidence; to trust; hope is a feeling of desire and expectation that things will go well; if you say that you cannot hope for something or if you talk about the only thing that you can hope to get, you mean that you are in a bad situation and there is very little chance of improving it; hope is thinking something you want to be true for you, something you can believe in and put your hopes on (she is in hope of finding work; he is in hope that he will be liked by her); hope is you wanting something to be true for you, that is, hoping that something you want will work out well (a farmer may hope the weather will be good for sowing a crop; a mechanic will hope the new parts he put in your car will function as expected); contemplation brings hope
transitive verb use.to look forward to with confidence or expectation (we hope that our children will carry on our family traditions); to expect and desire
to anticipate good (he held in his heart the hope of better tomorrows); a wish or desire accompanied by confident expectation of its fulfillment; something that is hoped for or desired (success is our hope; the team's only hope for victory); desire and search for a future good (people live in hope that things will change for the better)

hope against hope.idiom
to hope with little reason or justification (we'll carry on hoping the rain will soon let up, even though the sky all over shows clouds heavily laden with moisture)

the condition or quality of being hopeless; despair
having no hope; despairing; despondent; offering no hope; bleak; having no possibility of solution

a speech or piece of writing characterized by strong feeling or expression; a tirade; a long, pompous speech, especially one delivered before a gathering
harangue, harangued, haranguing, harangues.verbs
transitive verb use.to deliver a harangue to
intransitive verb use.to deliver a harangue

a sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships; a place of shelter; a refuge
harbor, harbored, harboring, harbors.transitive verbs
to give shelter to (harbor refugees); to provide a place, home or habitat for (a basement that harbors a maze of pipes; streams that harbor trout and bass); to entertain or nourish a specified thought or feeling (harboring a grudge is allowing anger to seat with you)

a short, sleeveless coat of mail; a hauberk

a long tunic made of chain mail

harp, harped, harping, harps.intransitive verbs
to play the musical instrument called a harp, an instrument consisting of an upright, open triangular frame with usually 46 strings of graded lengths played by plucking with the fingers; to dwell on or recur to a subject tiresomely or monotonously; come back to (she is such a harpy, always harping on the same old things, nag, nag, nag); to scold or find fault.constantly; criticize; carp at; fuss at; complain; gripe
a shrewish woman such as was ancient Delilah; a vixen
Mythology:.in Greek mythology, a foul.malign.creature that is part woman and part bird, flew quickly and is cruel and greedy; a predatory individual; a leech
harp on.phrasal verb
to talk or write about to an excessive and tedious degree; dwell on

a heuristic method of learning involves discovery and problem-solving, using reasoning and past experience; of or relating to a usually.speculative.formulation serving as a guide in the investigation or solution of a problem; of, relating to or constituting an educational method in which learning takes place through discoveries that result from investigations made by the student; 
Computers:.relating to or using a problem-solving technique in which the most appropriate solution of several found by alternative methods is selected at successive stages of a program for use in the next step of the program
a heuristic method or process; the study and application of heuristic methods and processes; from Greek 'heuriskein', to find heuristically.adverb