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hackles

Short Definition : hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise

(noun) a feeling of anger and animosity
Synonyms : dander

hackles rhymes with jackals..they have hair on their back and neck and are very aggressive, filled with anger..

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Haggard

Short Definition : wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners

(noun) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
Synonyms : rider haggard , sir henry rider haggard

(adj) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
Synonyms : careworn , drawn , raddled , worn

(adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Synonyms : bony , cadaverous , emaciated , gaunt , pinched , skeletal , wasted

"Hago" means to shit or go to toilet for throwing stool. A haggard suffers from disentry (always go to toilet) so gaunt, worn out and thin. May God save him!

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haggle

Short Definition : argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)

(noun) an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
Synonyms : haggling , wrangle , wrangling

(verb) wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
Synonyms : chaffer , higgle , huckster

haggle-> Hey + girl, what`s ur price.Girl ->Rs 5000. Thoda kam karo na..

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halcyon

Short Definition : calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days

(noun) (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
Synonyms : alcyone

(noun) a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
Synonyms : genus halcyon

(noun) a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves

(adj) idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity

(adj) marked by peace and prosperity
Synonyms : golden , prosperous

hal:word similar to hell, cyon: prounounced seon: so like seal,so if we seal the hell,peaceful,serenity,calmness is found

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Hale 

Short Definition : healthy

English to Bengali meaning of hale

Definition
(noun) a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
Synonyms : nathan hale
Definition
(noun) United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
Synonyms : george ellery hale
Definition
(noun) prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
Synonyms : edward everett hale
Definition
(verb) to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :
Synonyms : coerce , force , pressure , squeeze

(verb) draw slowly or heavily
Synonyms : cart , drag , haul

(adj) exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health
Synonyms : whole

You may have often heard people saying "hale and hearty" i.e, in very good health, well and strong.

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Halfhearted

Short Definition : exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm

Definition
(adj) feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm
Synonyms : half-hearted , lukewarm , tepid

half+heart..so doing a work without involving your heart...without interest..

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Hallowed

Short Definition : blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy পবিত্র করা , ভক্তি করা , মহাপুরুষ , সাধু

(adj) worthy of religious veneration
Synonyms : sacred

"Halo"wed....Put a "halo" over something - Halo belongs to angels!

English to Bengali meaning of hallow

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Hallucination

Short Definition : delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatoryEnglish to Bengali meaning of hallucination

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tiga belas

thirteen

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haphazard

Short Definition : random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town

 এলোমেলো (Adj.), দৈবক্রমে ঘটিত (Adj.), আকস্মিক (Adj.), দৈব (N), এলোমেলো অবস্থা (N), দৈবাৎ (Adv.), এলোমেলোভাবে (Adv.)

(adj) dependent upon or characterized by chance
Synonyms : hit-or-miss

(adj) marked by great carelessness
Synonyms : slapdash , slipshod , sloppy

 (half wizard) if u meet half wizard BY CHANCE you will c the thing ae moving in RANDOM or IN UNPLANNED MANNER

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Harangue

Short Definition : long, passionate, and vehement speech; V. বাগাড়ম্বরপূর্ণ বক্তৃতা (N), বাগাড়ম্বরপূর্ণ বক্তৃতা দেত্তয়া (V), বাগাড়ম্বরপূর্ণ বক্তৃতা শোনান (V)

Definition
(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
Synonyms : rant , ranting
Definition
(verb) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

HAR (her) + ANGUE (anger) = she VERBALLY ATTACKED me because of HER ANGER at me.English to Bengali meaning of harangue

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Harrowing

Short Definition : agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth চরম দুর্দশাপূর্ণ (Adj.), চরম যন্ত্রণাদায়ক (Adj.), মর্মভেদী (Adj.)

Definition
(adj) extremely painful
Synonyms : agonising , agonizing , excruciating , torturesome , torturing , torturous

 harrow - sounds like sorrow and sorrow leads to agony, so........

h + arrow - if you are h(it) with an 'arrow' it would be harrowing

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HArry

Short Definition : harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid

English to Bengali meaning of harry

(verb) annoy continually or chronically

Synonyms : beset , chevvy , chevy , chivvy , chivy , harass , hassle , molest , plague , provoke

(verb) make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
Synonyms : ravage

In the movie Harry Potter, Harry is tormented and harassed time and again by villains..

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ha-vo-c

Short Definition : widespread damage; disorder; chaos

(noun) violent and needless disturbance
Synonyms : mayhem

 HAd a ViOlent Collision causing chaos.

English to Bengali meaning of havoc

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headfirst

Short Definition : moving with the head leading; headlong

(adj) with the head foremost
Synonyms : headlong
Example Sentence
a headfirst plunge down the stairs

(adv) with the head foremost
Synonyms : headlong

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headlong

Short Definition : hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.

(adj) excessively quick
Synonyms : hasty

(adv) at breakneck speed
Synonyms : precipitately

(adv) in a hasty and foolhardy manner
Synonyms : rashly

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headstrong

Short Definition : willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'

English to Bengali meaning of headstrong

Definition
(adj) habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
Synonyms : froward , self-willed , wilful , willful

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heckler

Short Definition : person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech) আঁচডান , প্রশ্নবাণে জর্জরিত করা

(noun) someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections
Synonyms : badgerer

English to Bengali meaning of heckle

rhymes with Hitler...so the meaning goes as one who verbally assaults Jews

generally a abusive person shouts at most of the people "WHAT THE HECK?" so a person who is abusive uses this statement, hence a HECKLER!

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hedonist

Short Definition : one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure "আনন্দবাদী দার্শনিক"

(noun) someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
Synonyms : pagan , pleasure seeker

 he..don... is.. hedonist...don enjoys all the pleasures of life so he believes in pleasure as the aim of life

sey don er moto tahole tumi tar kache ki asha koro??

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heed

Short Definition : pay attention to; N: close attention লক্ষ্য করা , মনোযোগ দেওয়া 

(noun) paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
Synonyms : attentiveness , paying attention , regard

(verb) pay close attention to; give heed to
Synonyms : listen , mind
Example Sentence
Heed the advice of the old men

heed sounds like seed - If you sow a seed and do not (heed) pay close attention to it by watering and giving manure ... it will not grow and flower in future.

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heedless

Short Definition : not noticing; disregarding

(adj) marked by or paying little heed or attention
Synonyms : unheeding

(adj) characterized by careless unconcern
Synonyms : reckless

relate it to headless ...a headless person can't notice anything..

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Hegemony

Short Definition : dominance especially of one nation over others কর্তৃত্ব , নেতৃত্ব

Definition
(noun) the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
Example Sentence
the hegemony of a single member state is not incompatible with a genuine confederation

hegemony:he's got money,so he's domineering in the society and he control others...:)

English to Bengali meaning of hegemony

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heinous

Short Definition : atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime চরম অসত বা দূর্বৃত্তিপূর্ণ

Definition
(adj) extremely wicked, deeply criminal
Synonyms : flagitious

heinous sounds like hyena (a wild animal which are mostly found in asian & african continents) these animals are very cunning & wicked)

English to Bengali meaning of heinous

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helm

Short Definition : steering wheel of a ship; position of control হাল ধরা , চালনা বা পরিচলনা করা

(noun) steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered

(noun) a position of leadership

(verb) be at or take the helm of
Example Sentence
helm the ship

Better take the 'HELM' of the ship in your hands or else this dumbhead is going to make us cry 'HELP HELP!'

English to Bengali meaning of helm

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hem

Short Definition : surround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.

Definition
(noun) the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down

(noun) the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
Synonyms : ahem

Wat if hema malini suddenly appears in our colony? she will be surrounded by her fans restricting her movement

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herald

Harbinger

Short Definition : messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher

Definition
(noun) (formal) a person who announces important news
Synonyms : trumpeter
Example Sentence
the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
Definition
(noun) something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
Synonyms : forerunner , harbinger , precursor , predecessor
Definition
(verb) foreshadow or presage
Synonyms : announce , annunciate , foretell , harbinger
Definition
(verb) praise vociferously
Synonyms : acclaim , hail

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herd

Short Definition : group of animals; crowd; one who looks after a herd; Ex. shepherd/goatherd; Ex. herd instinct; Ex. herdsman; V: come together in a herd; look after a herd; Ex. herd cattle

Definition
(noun) a group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans

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hereafter

Short Definition : life after death

Definition
(noun) life after death
Synonyms : afterlife
Definition
(noun) the time yet to come
Synonyms : future , futurity , time to come
Definition
(adv) in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.
Synonyms : hereinafter , hereunder
Example Sentence
the landlord demises unto the tenant the premises hereinafter called the demised premises
the terms specified hereunder
Definition
(adv) in a future life or state
Example Sentence
hope to win salvation hereafter
Definition
(adv) following this in time or order or place; after this

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Heresy

hort Definition : opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. hereticEnglish to Bengali meaning of heresy

Definition
(noun) any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
Synonyms : heterodoxy , unorthodoxy
Definition
(noun) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion
Synonyms : unorthodoxy

 divide this word into her (her)+esy(sounds like essay)... most of the essays written by her are against popular beliefs. Taslima Nasrin, a Bangladeshi writer is one such person who has recently created a furore because of her book Taslima Nasrin.

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hermetic

Short Definition : concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult

Definition
(adj) completely sealed; completely airtight

 HERMETIC-HERMET-HELMET...completely airtight(kind of...)