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Hackneyed

worn out by overuse

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Hallmark

specific feature, characteristic

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Hapless

unfortunate, having bad luck

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Harangue

to give a long speech

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harass

to irritate

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Harbinger

precursor, sign of something to come

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Harrowing

extremely distressing, terrifying

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Haughty

arrogant and condescending

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Hazardous

risky, perilous

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Heckler

someone who tries to embarrass and annoy others

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Hedonism

pursuit of pleasure as a goal

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Hedonist

one who pursues pleasure as a goal

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Heed

pay attention to

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Hegemony

the domination of one state or group over its allies

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Heinous

shocking, wicked

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Heretical

departing from accepted beliefs or standards, oppositional

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Hermetic

tightly sealed

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Hesitant

doubtful, reluctant

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Heterogeneous

composed of unlike parts, different, diverse

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Hiatus

a gap or interruption in space, time, or continuity

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Hidebound

excessively rigid, dry and stiff

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Hierarchy

ranking system of authority groups

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Hindrance

impediment, clog, stumbling block

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Hindsight

perception of events after they happen

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Hinterland

wilderness

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Histrionics

deliberate display of emotion for effect, exaggerated behavior calculated for effect

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Hoary

very old, whitish or gray from age

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Hodgepodge

jumble, mixture of assorted objects

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Hoist

lift, raise

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Homogenous

of a similar kind

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Hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence

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Humane

merciful, kind

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Husband

to manage economically, to use sparingly

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Hyperbole

purposeful exaggeration for effect

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Hypocrisy

claiming of beliefs that one doesn't really possess

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Hypocrite

one who puts on a false appearance of virtue, one who criticizes a flaw he in fact possesses

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Hypothesis

an assumption requiring proof