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Flashcards in word smart list 46 Deck (16):
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hackneyed

adj. overused; trite; stale

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hapless

adj. unlucky

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harbinger

n. forerunner; a signal of

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hedonism

n. the pursuit of pleasure as a way of life

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hegemony

n. leadership, especially of one nation over another

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heresy

n. any belief that is opposed to established beliefs

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hermetic

adj. impervious to external influence; airtight

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heyday

n. golden day; prime

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hiatus

n. a break or interruption, often form work

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hierarchy

n. an organization based on rank or degree; packing
order

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histrionic

adj. overly dramatic; theatrical

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homily

n. a sermon

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homogeneous

adj. uniform; made entirely of one thing

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husbandry

n thrifty management of resources; live stock farming

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hyperbole

n. an exaggeration used as a figure of speech; exaggeration

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hypothetical

adj. uncertain; unproven

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