|1||harangue||(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion|
(verb) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
|2||harbinger||(noun) an indication of the approach of something or someone|
(verb) foreshadow or presage
|3||harrow||(noun) a cultivator that pulverizes or smoothes the soil|
(verb) draw a harrow over (land)
|4||harsh||(adjective satellite) sharply disagreeable; rigorous; "the harsh facts of court delays"; "an abrasive character"|
(adjective satellite) used of circumstances (especially weather) that cause suffering; "brutal weather"; "northern winters can be cruel"; "a cruel world"; "a harsh climate"; "a rigorous climate"; "unkind winters"
(adjective satellite) severe; "a harsh penalty"
(adjective satellite) extremely unkind or cruel; "had harsh words"; "a harsh and unlovable old tyrant"
(adjective satellite) unpleasantly stern; "wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus"; "the nomad life is rough and hazardous"
(adjective satellite) disagreeable to the senses; "the harsh cry of a blue jay"; "harsh cognac"; "the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes"; "harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway"
|5||haughty||(adjective satellite) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swa|
|6||haven||(noun) a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary|
(noun) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
|7||heed||(noun) paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"|
(verb) pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
|8||heinous||(adjective satellite) shockingly brutal or cruel; "murder is an atrocious crime"; "a grievous offense against morality"; "a grievous crime"; "no excess was too monstrous for them to commit"|
|9||heresy||(noun) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion|
(noun) any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
|10||hermetic||(adjective satellite) completely sealed; completely airtight|
|11||heterogeneous||(adjective) originating outside the body|
(adjective) consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature; "the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous"
|12||hew||(verb) strike with an axe; cut down, strike; "hew an oak"|
(verb) make or shape as with an axe; "hew out a path in the rock"
|13||hirsute||(adjective) having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"|
|14||hoax||(noun) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage|
(verb) subject to a palyful hoax or joke
|15||hollow||(noun) a depression hollowed out of solid matter|
(noun) a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
(noun) a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
(verb) remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
(verb) remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite"
(adjective satellite) devoid of significance or point; "empty promises"; "a hollow victory"; "vacuous comments"
(adjective satellite) as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
(adjective satellite) deliberately deceptive; "hollow (or false) promises"; "false pretenses"
(adjective) not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
|16||holster||(noun) a sheath (usually leather) for a handgun; attaches to a belt or saddle|
(noun) a belt with loops or slots for carrying small hand tools
|17||homogeneous||(adjective) all of the same or similar kind or nature; "a close-knit homogeneous group"|
|18||hone||(noun) a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors|
(verb) make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
(verb) sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife"
|19||hoodwink||(verb) conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"|
(verb) influence by slyness
|20||hospitable||(adjective) favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment"|
(adjective) disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity; "a good-natured and hospitable man"; "a hospitable act"; "hospitable invitations"
(adjective satellite) (`hospitable' is usually followed by `to') having an open mind; "hospitable to new ideas"; "open to suggestions"
|21||hubris||(noun) overbearing pride or presumption|
|22||hurdle||(noun) the act of jumping over an obstacle|
(noun) a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
(noun) an obstacle that you are expected to overcome; "the last hurdle before graduation"
(verb) jump a hurdle
|23||husk||(noun) outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds|
(noun) material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
(verb) remove the husks from; "husk corn"
|24||hypocrisy||(noun) insincerity by virtue of pretending to have qualities or beliefs that you do not really have|
(noun) an expression of agreement that is not supported by real conviction
|25||iconoclast||(noun) someone who tries to destroy traditional ideas or institutions|
|26||iconoclastic||(adjective satellite) characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions|
|27||idolatrous||(adjective satellite) blindly or excessively devoted or adoring|
(adjective) relating to or practicing idolatry; "idolatrous worship"
|28||idolatry||(noun) the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God|
(noun) religious zeal; willingness to serve God
|29||idyll||(noun) a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life|
(noun) a musical composition that evokes rural life
(noun) an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
|30||ignoble||(adjective) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.|
(adjective satellite) not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
|31||ignominious||(adjective satellite) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human|
|32||illicit||(adjective satellite) contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures"|
(adjective) contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary"
|33||illusory||(adjective satellite) based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decisi|
|34||imbroglio||(noun) a very embarrassing misunderstanding|
(noun) an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
|35||immaculate||(adjective satellite) completely neat and clean; "the apartment was immaculate"; "in her immaculate white uniform"; "a spick-and-span kitchen"; "their spic red-visored caps"|
(adjective satellite) without fault or error; "faultless logic"; "speaks impeccable French"; "timing and technique were immaculate"; "an immaculate record"
(adjective satellite) free from stain or blemish
|36||immerse||(verb) engross (oneself) fully; "He immersed himself into his studies"|
(verb) cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
(verb) thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
(verb) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
|37||imminent||(adjective satellite) close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"|
|38||immutable||(adjective) not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature; "the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God"|
|39||impair||(verb) make worse or less effective; "His vision was impaired"|
(verb) make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
|40||impaired||(adjective satellite) mentally or physically unfit|
(adjective) diminished in strength, quality, or utility; "impaired eyesight"
|41||impassive||(adjective satellite) deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"|
(adjective satellite) having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a
|42||impecunious||(adjective satellite) not having enough money to pay for necessities|
|43||impede||(verb) block passage through; "obstruct the path"|
(verb) be a hindrance or obstacle to; "She is impeding the progress of our project"
|44||impediment||(noun) any structure that makes progress difficult|
(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
|45||impending||(adjective satellite) close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"|
|46||imperative||(noun) some duty that is essential and urgent|
(noun) a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
(adjective) requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
(adjective) relating to verbs in the imperative mood
|47||imperious||(adjective satellite) able to deal authoritatively with affairs; "dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand"|
|48||imperiousness||(noun) the trait of being imperious and overbearing|