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Halcyon

Calm, peaceful, tranquil

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Harbinger

Person who goes ahead to make known the approach of another

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Hegemony

Leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others

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Hegira

Flight, escape, journey to a more desirable place, usually religious

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Hermetic

Secluded, unaffected by the outside

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Hinterland

Remote or less developed parts of a country

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Homily

Sermon, no doctrinal nature, on a biblical topic

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Homogeneous

Composed of parts or elements that are all of the same kind

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Horse trading

Act of fact of conducting a shrewd exchange or engaging in bargaining

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Hullabaloo

Clamorous noise or disturbance, uproar

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Iconoclast(ic)

Attacking or ignoring cherished beliefs and long held traditions as being based on error superstition or lack of creativity

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Ignominy

Disgrace, dishonor, public contempt

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Imbue

To impregnate or inspire with feelings,opinions

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Impugn

To challenge as false, cast doubt upon, assail by words or argument

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Incarnate

Embodied in flesh,given a bodily form, personified or typified

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Inchoate

Not yet completed or fully developed,just began, disorganized

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Incisive

Remarkably clear and direct

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Indefatigable

Incapable of being tired out not yielding to fatigue

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Indigent

Lacking food and necessities of life due to poverty

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Ineffable

Incapable of being expressed or described in words, inexpressible

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Internecine

Mutually destructive argument in a group

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Interpolate

To verbally introduce something extraneous between other things

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Insipid

Without distinctive, interesting or stimulating qualities

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Insouciance

Lack of care or concern

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Intransigent

Refusing to agree or compromise

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Inure

To accustom to (hardship, difficulty, pain, etc)

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Invidious

Calculated to create I'll will or resentment or give offense