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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Hackles: hairs on back and neck of a dog
Example: [the dog’s heckles rose and he began to growl]

Hackney: To make stale or trite by repetition.

Hackneyed:
trite
Example: [The plot of the film is just a hackneyed boy-meets-girl scenario]

Haggard:
gaunt
Example: [he was looking a bit haggard]

Haggle:
argue about prices
Example: [to haggle with the shop keeper]

Halcyon:
serene
Example: [the halcyon days]

Hale:
healthy
Example: [hale and hearty]

Hallow:
to make holy
Example: [she was laid to rest in hallowed ground]

Hallowed:
holy, blessed, sacred, sanctified
Example: [Jerusalem’s hallowed ground]

Hallucination:
delusion
Example: [auditory hallucinations]

Halting:
hesitant, faltering, awkward, stumbling, unsteady
Example: [halting efforts/halting steps]

Hamper:
obstruct
Example: [Fierce storms have been hampering rescue efforts]

Handwriting:
Penmanship.

Hap:
luck chance

Haphazard:
accidental, random, arbitrary
Example: [haphazard manner]

Hapless:
unlucky
Example: [hapless victims of war]

Happy-Go-Lucky:
Improvident.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Harangue: a pompous speech
Example: [A drunk in the station was haranguing passers-by]

Harass:
torment
Example: [stop harassing me]

Harbinger:
forerunner
Example: [a harbinger of doom]

Harbor (Harbour):
conceal give shelter
Example: [to harbor a criminal]

Hard-Hearted:
Lacking pity or sympathy.

Harmonious:
Concordant in sound.

Harping:
tiresome dwelling on a subject
Example: [stop harping the issue]

Harridan:
hag or an ugly old woman

Harrow:
torture break up ground after plowing
Example: [I don’t want to harrow you by asking you to recall the sad incident]

Harry:
harass
Example: [She harried the authorities]

Haughty:
arrogant
Example: [a haughty manner]

Hauteur:
haughtiness arrogance

Havoc:
destruction
Example: [The storm wreaked havoc in the garden]

Hawser:
large rope
Example: [the ship was tied to the pier by a hawser]

Hawthorn:
A thorny shrub much used in England for hedges.

Hazardous:
dangerous
Example: [hazardous situation]

Hazy:
slightly obscure
Example: [hazy details]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Head First: Precipitately as in diving.

Headlong:
recklessly, headfirst, hastily, carelessly, rash, careless, hasty, reckless
Example: [His horse could not always, perhaps not long, keep up his headlong speed. We were plunged headlong into a war]

Headstrong:
willful, disobedient, impetuous, self-willed, impulsive
Example: [My nephew is really headstrong and foolish]

Heartrending:
Very depressing.

Heckler:
person who verbally harasses others
Example: [the heckler kept interrupting the speaker]

Hectic:
hurried hasty
Example: [a hectic schedule]

Hedonism:
the pursuit of pleasure in life
Example: [hedonism vs. asceticism]

Heed:
follow advice
Example: [failing to heed warnings]

Heedless:
careless
Example: [Heedless destruction of the forests]

Hegemony:
control, domination, supremacy
Example: [Such episodes must have been common at this period when each city was striving for hegemony]

Hegira:
a journey to a more pleasant place
Example: [he began his hegira when he was 53 years old]

Heinous:
wicked shocking
Example: [heinous crime]

Hemorrhage:
flow, loss, bleeding, outpouring, shed blood
Example: [The hemorrhage came from a deep wound on the boy’s shoulder]

Hemorrhage (Haemorrhage):
heavy bleeding
Example: [a brain hemorrhage]

Hemorrhoids:
pl. Tumors composed of enlarged and thickened blood-vessels at the lower end of the rectum.

Henpeck:
nag, (about a wife) scold or oppress one’s husband, criticize
Example: [She is resolute and impetuous, clever and domineering; she is not one of those model women who want a man to look up to, and to protect them]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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