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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

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Holocaust: widespread destruction
Example: [A nuclear holocaust]

Holograph: written entirely by hand

Holster:
pistol case
Example: [a holster and a pistol]

Homage:
respect
Example: [to pay homage]

Homely:
plain
Example: [The hotel was homely and comfortable]

Homeostasis:
(physiology) a stable condition dynamically maintained by several interrelated biological processes
Example: [Homeostasis of the system is dependent upon stem cells]

Homespun:
made at home domestic
Example: [homespun wit or homespun cloth]

Homily:
sermon
Example: [He launched into a homily on family relationships]

Homogeneity:
similarity, sameness, the state of being the same, uniformity, the state of being uniform
Example: [the homogeneity of the soil]

Homogeneous:
uniform
Example: [homogeneous milk]

Homonym:
a word that has the same pronunciation or spelling as another, but which differs from it in meaning
Example: [Sale and sail are homonyms]

Hone:
sharpen
Example: [Her debating skills were honed in the students’ union]

Honorarium:
fee, payment, compensation
Example: [My niece, Miss Blanche Corke, was given an honorarium of £2 for her services during the period of the past five months]

Hoodwink:
To deceive
Example: [He hoodwinked us into agreeing]

Horde:
group
Example: [Hordes of students]

Hortatory:
inspiring good deeds
Example: [they listened to his hortatory statement with increasing excitement]

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


Hospitable: Disposed to treat strangers or guests with generous kindness.

Hostelry:
inn
Example: [travelers interested in economy should stay at hostelries]

Hostility:
Enmity.

Hovel:
cabin shanty
Example: [he had to live in a hovel]

Hover:
wait nearby hang about
Example: [the helicopter hovered over the helipad]

Hoyden:
boisterous girl tomboy
Example: [Father, wrote to me and asked that I come and teach you how to present yourself as a cultured young lady and not the hoyden that you are]

Hubbub:
confused uproar
Example: [a scene of hubbub and excitement]

Hubris:
arrogance
Example: [He was punished for his hubris]

Huckster:
retailer, seller, vendor, marketer, trader
Example: [To think of you selling in the market, just like a huckster]

Hue:
color
Example: [there are fish of every hue]

Hue And Cry:
outcry

Humane:
Compassionate
Example: [humane treatment of prisoners of war]

Humanitarian:
charitable, caring, unselfish, philanthropic, altruistic, kind, humane, good
Example: [humanitarian organizations]

Humanities:
languages and literature
Example: [more interested in the humanities than the sciences]

Humanize:
To make gentle or refined.

Humbug:
trickery, deception, silly talk, fraud, nonsense
Example: [But need I explain to my own beloved countrymen that there is humbug in politics?]

Humbuggery:
deception, trickery
Example: [The fact is, that there is a vast deal of unintentional humbuggery in some of the accounts we have from scientific men concerning the religious institutions of Polynesia. There is a vast amount of humbuggery and pretense in the educational world as elsewhere]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Humdrum: monotonous dull
Example: [a humdrum existence]

Humid:
damp
Example: [could not stand the humid climate]

Humiliate:
To put to shame.

Humility:
humbleness
Example: [He doesn’t have the humility to admit when he’s wrong]

Hummock:
mound knoll
Example: [a grassy hummock]

Humus:
soil
Example: [he spread humus over his lawn]

Hurtle:
to hurl to dash
Example: [the runaway train hurtled towards disaster]

Husbandry:
management
Example: [animal husbandry]

Hustings:
election proceedings
Example: [politician hustings]

Hustle:
To move with haste and promptness.

Hybrid:
crossbreed
Example: [hybrid flower or hybrid seed]

Hydra:
trouble, mythical monster with nine heads, problem
Example: [Hydra was slain by Hercules]

Hydrodynamics:
The branch of mechanics that treats of the dynamics of fluids.

Hydromechanics:
The mechanics of fluids.

Hydrophobia:
fear of water
Example: [Merely staring at the sea was enough to make her feel sick, her hydrophobia flaring]

Hydrostatics:
The branch of science that treats of the pressure and equilibrium of fluids.
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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