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gre vocab h

Terms

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hackles
n; hairs on back and neck
halcyon
adj; calm; peaceful
hale
adj; healthy
hap
n; chance; luck
hapless
adj; unfortunate
harangue
n; long, passionate, and vehement speech
harrowing
adj; agonizing; distressing on a subject
harry
v; harass, annoy torment; raid
haughtiness
n; pride; arrogance
headlong
adj; hasty; rash
hegemony
n; dominance, especially of one nation over others
hermetic
adj; sealed by fusion so as to be airtight
adj; obscure and mysterious; occult
herpetologist
n; studies reptiles
heterodox
adj; unorthodox; unconvential
hew
v; cut to pieces with ax or sword
hibernal
adj; wintry
hindmost
adj; furthest behind
hinterlands
n; back country
hireling
n; one who serves for hire (meant contemptuously)
histrionic
adj; theatrical
hoary
adj; white with age
homeostasis
n; tendency of a system to maintain relative stability
homily
n; sermon; serious warning
hortatory
adj; encouraging; exhortive
hue and cry
n; outcry
humdrum
adj; dull; monotonous
hummock
n; small hill
humus
n; substance formed by decaying vegetable matter
hurtle
v; crash; rush
husband
v; use sparingly; conserve; save
husbandry
n; frugality; thrift
hypercritical
adj; excessively exacting

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