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headstrong

ADJ. stubborn; willfull; unyielding

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ADJ. stubborn; willfull; unyielding

headstrong

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heckle

V. harass; taunt; jeer at

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V. harass; taunt; jeer at

heckle

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heed

V. pay attention to; consider

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V. pay attention to; consider

heed

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herculean

ADJ. very strong; extremely difficult to perform; like the mythological hero Hercules

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ADJ. very strong; extremely difficult to perform; like the mythological hero Hercules

herculean

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heresy

N. opinion contrary to popular belief/religion

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N. opinion contrary to popular belief/religion

heresy

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hermetic

ADJ. sealed by fusion so as to be airtight

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ADJ. sealed by fusion so as to be airtight

hermetic

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hermit

N. someone who chooses to live in solitude; recluse

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N. someone who chooses to live in solitude; recluse

hermit

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hiatus

N. gap; pause

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N. gap; pause

hiatus

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hibernate

V. sleep throughout the winter

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V. sleep throughout the winter

hibernate

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hierarchy

N. arrangement of rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks

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N. arrangement of rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks

hierarchy

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hindrance

N. block; obstacle

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N. block; obstacle

hindrance

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homespun

ADJ. domestic; made at home

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ADJ. domestic; made at home

homespun

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hostility

N. unfriendliness; hatred

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N. unfriendliness; hatred

hostility

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humane

ADJ. marked by kindness or consideration

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ADJ. marked by kindness or consideration

humane

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humble

ADJ. modest; not proud

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ADJ. modest; not proud

humboe

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husband

V. use sparingly; conserve; save

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V. use sparingly; conserve; save

husband

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hyperbole

N. exaggeration; overstatement

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N. exaggeration; overstatement

hyperbole

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hypocritical

ADJ. pretending to be virtuous; deceiving

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ADJ. pretending to be virtuous; deceiving

hypocritical

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hypothetical

ADJ. based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed

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ADJ. based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed

hypothetical

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iconoclastic

ADJ. attacking cherished traditions

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ADJ. attacking cherished traditions

iconoclastic

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ideology

N. system of ideas of a group

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N. system of ideas of a group

ideology

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idiom

N. expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style

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N. expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style

idiom

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idiosyncrasy

N. individual trait, usually odd in nature; eccentricity

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N. individual trait, usually odd in nature; eccentricity

idiosyncrasy

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ignite

V. kindle; light

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V. kindle; light

ignite

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ignoble

ADJ. unworthy; base in nature; not noble

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ADJ. unworthy; base in nature; not noble

ignoble

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illuminate

V. brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten

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V. brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten

illuminate

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illusory

ADJ. deceptive; not real

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ADJ. deceptive; not real

illusory

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imbalance

N. lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion

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N. lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion

imbalance

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imbibe

V. drink in

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V. drink in

imbibe

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imbue

V. permeate completely; dye thoroughly; fill

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V. permeate completely; dye thoroughly; fill

imbue