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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

Hydrous: hydrated, containing water
Example: [In a hydrous environment, water is the main constituent]

Hygiene: sanitation, cleanliness, the science concerned with the maintenance of health, sanitization
Example: [Domestic hygiene is the regulation of home and family sanitation and hygiene in the health interest of each individual within the family]

Hygienic:
clean sanitary
Example: [It is not hygienic]

Hyperactive:
overactive
Example: [Hyperactive children]

Hyperbole:
exaggeration
Example: [The blurb on the back of the book was full of the usual hyperbole – ‘enthralling’, ‘fascinating’ and so on]

Hyperborean:
arctic, situated in extreme north, cold
Example: [the hyperborean blasts brought snow and ice to the countryside]

Hypercritical:
faultfinding
Example: [some people are hypercritical in the demands of perfection]

Hypertension:
elevated blood pressure
Example: [a new drug for hypertension]

Hypnosis:
An artificial trance-sleep.

Hypnotism:
An artificially induced somnambulistic state in which the mind readily acts on suggestion.

Hypochondria:
imaginary illness morbid anxiety about health
Example: [I thought the doctor was going to accuse me of hypochondria]

Hypochondriac:
a person who suffers from obsessive anxiety about their health, neurotic
Example: [The pill eater is a hypochondriac and very likely his doctor knows it]

Hypocrisy:
pretense, two-facedness, insincerity, duplicity, sanctimoniousness
Example: [Our highest wisdom is the law of hypocrisy which we call diplomacy]

Hypocrite:
One who makes false professions of his views
Example: [He’s a hypocrite]

Hypocritical:
two-faced deceiving
Example: [Their accusations of corruption are hypocritical – they have been just as corrupt themselves]

Hypodermic:
Pertaining to the area under the skin.

Hypoglycemic (Hypoglycaemic):
low blood sugar
Example: [As a diabetic she was accustomed to the occasional hypoglycemic attack]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Hypothesis: assumption subject to proof
Example: [Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested]

Hypothetical:
speculative theoretical
Example: [a hypothetical example]

Hysteria:
frenzy, delirium, extreme or uncontrollable emotion, emotional instability, psychological disorder
Example: [The diagnosis of hysteria was established by the absence of any evidence of organic disease and by the history of the case]

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