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n. -pl. clothing, especially for a particular purpose; equipment, fittings.
n. - extreme euphoria
n. - line used in shading maps to indicate steepness of slope; v.t. shade with hachures.
n. - constant use of the word 'hell'
n. - government by priests. hagiocracy, n. government by holy persons.
n. - government by religious types
n. - worship of saints
n. - description of holy persons or writings; study or writing of saints' lives; list of saints. hagiologic(al), adj. hagiologist, n.
n. - opening in transept wall for viewing altar. hagioscopic, adj.
n. - swastika.
n. - spreading of light, seen as bright blur at edges in photographs.
n. - dais; small landing on staircase.
n. - collective life of sea. halibiotic, adj.
n. - fishing
n. - breath; exhalation. halituous, adj. halituosity, n.
n. - psalm(s) of praise.
adj. - of or pertaining to the big toe
n. - (pl. -uces) big toe; hind toe of birds. hallucal, adj.
adj. - like salt; n. halide. halolimnic, adj. applied to sea creatures adapted to fresh-water life. halomancy, n. divination by salt. halometer, n. device for measuring the crystals of salts. halophilous, adj. growing in salt water. halophyte, n. plant growing in salty soil or water. haloxene, adj. unable to live in salt water.
adj. - easy to catch
n. - wood nymph associated with one particular tree; king cobra.
n. - porter; litter-bearer; male servant.
n. - division of theology dealing with sin. hamartiologist, n.
n. - mistake-prone
n. - fear of sin or sinning
adj. - hooked; hook-like. hamiform, adj. hook-shaped. hamirostrate, adj. with hooked beak.
n. - box for documents
n. - (pl. -legomena) word or phrase of which there is only one recorded use.
adj. - having one flowering period only.
n. - accidental omission of letters, words or lines in copying.
adj. - single; Biology, having the specific chromosome number; n. such cell. haploidy, n. state of being haploid.
n. - omission of syllable(s) of word in pronunciation. haplologic, adj.
n. - single species contained in a genus.
n. - unpleasant sensation felt by some peoplewhen touching peaches, cotton, or similar surfaces
adj. - rough and bold
adj. - shaped like a herring.
v. -i. prophesy; tell fortunes. hariolation, n.
n. - dry east wind blowing from Sahara.
n. - grapnel; harpoon.
n. - fear of robbers or of being robbed
adj. - relating to silence
n. - general strike.
n. - plantain; sal volatile.
n. - a fortuneteller who used animal innards and lightning for her predictions
n. - animal's fry or entrails, especially braised or compressed into a meat loaf.
n. - wool on sheep's throat.
adj. - spear-shaped; like blade of halberd.
n. - diamond-shaped escutcheon bearing deceased person's arms.
n. - tunic-like coat of mail.
n. - stalks of potatoes, beans, etc.
n. - (pl. -la) sucking proboscis. haustellate, adj. having a haustellum, as a fly. haustorium, (pl.- ia) food- absorbing outgrowth from fungus or parasitic plant. haustorial, adj. haustellate.
n. - 'high world'; high society. haut ton, n. high fashion; bon ton.
n. - 'high school'; mastery of difficult horsemanship.
n. - cloth hanging from back of soldier's cap as protection against sun.
n. - sepoy sergeant.
n. - haymaking season.
n. - (group of) seven; a week. hebdomadal weekly; consisting of a week. hebdomadary, adj.
adj. - once every seven days; weekly
n. - schizophrenia occurring at puberty. hebephrenic, adj.
n. - study of juvenile delinquency
v. - make or become blunt or dull; a. dull-witted. hebetation, n. hebetative, adj.
adj. - pertaining to or occurring at puberty.
n. - dullness, stupidity
n. - sacrifice of one hundred animals; wholesale slaughter.
n. - government by 100 persons.
n. - that which makes something different from anything else
adj. - habitual, especially in wasting diseases; consumptive; popularly, excited; feverish.
n. - duplicating machine using gelatine slab; v.t. duplicate thus. hectographic, adj. hectography, n.
adj. - pertaining to or like ivy. hederate, adj. crowned with ivy. hederic, adj. hederiferous, adj. bearing ivy. hederiform, adj. shaped like ivy leaves. hederigerent, adj. bearing or ornamented with ivy. hederose, adj. having much ivy.
n. - Medicine, study of ulcers. helcoid, adj. ulcer- like. helcosis, n. ulceration. helcotic, adj.
adj. - near or pertaining to sun.
adj. - moving away from sun.
n. - astronomical study of sun. heliologist, n.
adj. - attracted by sunlight. heliophilia, n. heliophile, heliophiliac, n.
n. - dread or avoidance of sunlight; excessive sensitiveness to sunlight. heliophobe, n. heliophobic, adj.
n. - plant flourishing in sunlight. heliophytic, adj.
n. - sun scorching of plants; sunstroke.
n. - instrument using a mirror to reflect sunlight in a fixed direction, used for studying the sun or signalling messages.
n. - movement towards or away from sunlight. heliotactic, adj.
n. - several kinds of plant, especially the Christmas rose; alkaloid poison extracted from hellebore root.
n. - intestinal worm. helminthagogue, n. anthelmintic. helminthiasis, helminthism, n. infestation with helminths. helminthic, adj. helminthoid, adj. like helminth. helminthology, n. study of helminths. helminthous, adj. infested with helminths.
n. - fear of being, or becoming, infestedwith worms
adj. - dwelling in marshes. helodes, n. marsh fever; a. marshy.
n. - Medicine, corn. helosis, n. state of having corns.
n. - cutting of corns.
n. - handle; hilt.
adj.,n. - (drug) promoting discharge of blood or menstrual flow. hemagogic, adj.
n. - extravasation of blood into joint.
n. - hemorrhage into brain.
n. - warm-blooded animal. hemathermal, hemathermous, hematothermal, adj.
adj.,n. - (drug) acting on blood; pertaining to, like, or colored like, blood.
n. - parasitic in blood. hematobious, adj. hematobium, n. (pl. -ia.), such organism.
n. - cavity or tumour containing blood.
adj. - cold-blooded.
adj.,n. - (drug) stimulating formation of blood.
n. - formation of blood. hematopoietic, adj.
n. - discharge of blood.
n. - presence of blood in urine.
n. - ability to see only in faint or no light; day blindness. hemeralope, n. hemeralopic, adj.
n. - able to speak only at night
n. - calendar.
n. - pain in one half of body or head. hemianopsia, hemianopia, n. blindness affecting half the field of vision. hemicrania, n. hemialgia of the head. hemifacial, adj. pertaining to one side of face. hemiplegia, n. paralysis of one half (left or right) of body.
n. -pl. order of insects containing the bugs. hemipteral, hemipteroid, hemipterous, adj. hemipteran, hemipteron, n. bug. hemipterology, n. study of hemiptera.
n. - congenital malformation. hemiteratic, adj.
adj. - marked by gastric hemorrhage.
n. - destruction of red blood corpuscles. hemolytic, adj.
n. - discharge of blood into eye.
n. - spitting of blood.
n. - drawing of blood to part. hemospastic, n. & a.
n. - 11-sided plane figure. hendecahedron, n. 11-sided solid figure. hendecasyllable, n. verse line of 11 syllables.
n. - use of two nouns joined by and, instead of a noun and an adjective.
n. - philosophical belief that existence is of one kind only.
adj. - promoting harmony or peace.
n. - study of religious festivals, year, etc. heortologion, n. calendar of feast days.
adj. - pertaining to or like liver; liver-colored; n. liver medicine; liverwort. hepatology, n. botanical study of liverworts. hepatitis, n. inflammation of liver. hepatoid a. like liver.
adj. - pertaining to Hephaestus, Greek god of fire and iron-working; pertaining to smiths.
n. - group of seven.
n. - writing in seven parts. heptameter, n. verse line of seven feet. heptamerous, adj. having seven divisions; Botany, having the parts of flower in sevens. heptapody, n. heptameter.
n. - member of heptarchy. heptarchal, heptarchic, adj. heptarchy, n. government by seven persons; group of seven allied but independent kingdoms, especially of Anglo-Saxon England.
n. - verse line or word of seven syllables. heptasyllabic, adj.
n. - galley with seven banks of oars.
n. - inheritance; hereditable property. hereditable, adj. capable of being inherited.
n. - leading heretic. heresiography, heresiology, n. study of or treatise on heresies.
n. - unorthodox religious belief. heretic ), n. heretical, adj. hereticate, hereticize, v. denounce as heretic. hereticide, n. killer or killing of heretic.
n. - payment to feudal lord on death of tenant.
n. - pivoted beam with iron spikes, protecting wall, passage, etc.; soldier's punishment of being made to sit astride a herisson.
n. - owner; inheritor. heretrix, heritrix, n. heiress.
adj. - explaining; interpreting. hermeneutics, n. definition of laws of interpretation of Scriptures.
n. - 'master race'; superior nation.
adj. - of the west; western; occidental
adj. - pertaining to yesterday.
n. - a pathologic yearning for the good olddays
adj. - soothing. hesychasm, n. omphaloskepsis.
n. - extra-marital sex; communal marriage
v. - transform. heterism, n. variation.
adj. - laterally inverted.
adj. - pertaining to or having different colors. heterochromia, heterochromy, n. state of being heterochromatic. heterochromous, adj.
adj. - foreign
adj. - abnormal; irregular; n. such word, thing or person.
n. - Radio, production of 'beats' by superimposition of oscillations of slightly different frequency upon the waves being received; use of this 'beat' frequency in radio reception; interference, especially whistle, due to heterodyne; v.i. produce heterodyne; cause interference thus. s.
n. - pronunciation different from standard. heteroepic, adj.
n. - spelling different from standard, or in which same letter represents different sounds.
adj. - pertaining to opposite sides.
adj. - differing; comprising different parts or parts in different proportions. heterologic(al), adj. heterology, n.
adj. - of abnormal form; having different forms. heteromorphism, n. heteromorphous, adj.
n. - difference of substance. heteroousian, a.; n. Theology, adherent of belief that Son is of different substance from Father.
n. - allopathy; excessive sensitivity. heteropathic, adj.
n. - accidental speaking or writing of words different from those meant. heterophemize, v.i. heterophemism, heterophemist, n.
n. - squint due to weak muscle. heterophoric, adj.
n. - tendency of a cross-bred individual to show greater vigour and capacity for growth than its parents.
n. - abnormality in arrangement. heterotactic, heterotactous, heterotaxic, adj.
adj. - existing for an outside or extraneous purpose
n. - displacement of an organ from its normal position in the body. heterotopic, adj.
n. - having variegated colored hair.
n. - squint.
n. - group of six. hexadic, adj.
n. - insect; a. pertaining to insects; having six feet.
n. - group of six allied but independent states.
n. - galley with six banks of oars.
n. - winter quarters. hibernacular, adj. hibernaculum, n. (pl. -la) hibernacle; winter bud.
phr. - 'here lies'; epitaph. hic sepultus, 'here is buried'.
n. - gentleman; noble of lower rank.
n. - perspiration, especially excessive. hidrotic, n. & a. (drug) causing perspiration.
adj. - pertaining to winter.
n. - sphinx with head of hawk.
adj. - priestly, especially applied to ancient Egyptian writing used for religious works.
n. - government by clerics. hierocratic, adj.
n. - dislike of holy things
n. - sacred symbol. hierogrammat(e), n. writer of sacred annals or hieroglyphics.
n. - writing on religious subjects. hierology, n. religious knowledge or tradition; hagiology.
n. - quarrel between clerics. hieromancy, n. divination by sacrificed objects.
n. - religious worship or work. hierurgical, adj.
n. - inland area behind coast or coastal town.
n. - horse-doctor. hippiatric, adj. hippiatry, hippiatrics, n.
adj. - shaped like a horseshoe.
adj. - pertaining to or like a horse.
n. - study of the horse. hippological, adj. hippologist, n.
adj. - eating horse-flesh. hippophagi, n.pl. eaters of horse-flesh. hippophagism, hippophagy, n.
n. - lover of horses or horse-riding. hippophobia, n. dread of horses.
n. - horse's anatomy. hippotomical, adj. hippotomist, n.
n. - spy; messenger.
adj. - pertaining to or like goats; indecent. hircinous, adj. with goat-like odour.
n. - stinky armpits
adj.,n. - trilled (sound), as r.
adj. - red-haired
adj.,n. - (pertaining to) leech. hirudine, adj. hirudinoid, adj. like a leech.
adj. - pertaining to or like a swallow; n. such bird. hirundinous, adj.
adj. - bristly. hispidity, n. hispidulate, hispidulous, adj. with minute bristles.
n. - study of or treatise on organic tissue. histological, adj. histologist, n. histography, n. description of such tissues. histolysis, n. decay of same. histopathology, n. (study of) effects of disease on tissues.
adj. - pertaining to today.
n. - measurement of length of ship's voyage. hodometrical, adj.
n. - drug expelling all morbid humours.
adj. - pertaining to or being the whole arctic region.
n. - philosophical theory that evolutionary factors are entities and not constituents; theory that a complex system is more than the sum of its parts. holistic, adj. holistic medicine, medicine that considers the whole person, including psychological and social factors, rather than treating just the symptoms of a disease.
n. - river island; river plain.
n. - a duel fought on an island
n. - believer in baptismal immersion.
adj. - applied to gland whose secretion is composed of its own disintegrated cells.
adj. - undecipherable.
n. - apparatus for directing most or all of available light in one direction. holophotal, adj.
n. - single word expressing complex idea. holophrasis, n. use of holophrase. holophrastic, adj.
n. - a whole phrase or idea expressed in one word
adj. - obtaining food by photosynthesis. holophyte, n.
n. - general paralysis.
adj. - entirely solid.
n. - original type specimen used in defining and describing a species or variety. holotypic, adj.
adj. - obtaining food by eating complex matter, in the manner of an animal.
adj. - pertaining to mankind; human. hominid n. & a. (pertaining to) a fossil ape-man. hominiform, adj. having human shape. hominivorous, n. man-eating. hominoid, n. & a. man- like (animal).
adj. - concentric.
adj. - identical in form.
adj. - Radio, pertaining to detection of radio wave with wave of exactly same frequency.
adj. - developing at same period of offspring's as of parent's life.
n. - similarity of sound.
adj. - having same or similar endings. homoeoteleuton, n. use of such words in close proximity.
n. - word having same spelling as, but different meaning from, another. homographic, adj. having different symbol for each sound. homography, n.
n. - similarity in substance. homoiousian, a.; n. Theology, adherent to belief that Son is of essentially similar but not identical substance with Father.
adj. - on the same side.
v. - confirm; approve; agree. homologation, n.
adj. - exactly or relatively corresponding in structure. homologize, v. make homologous. homologue, n. such thing. homology, n.
adj. - having similar parts.
n. - sameness of substance. homoousian, a.; n. Theology, adherent to belief that Son is of same substance with Father.
adj. - of same race. homophyly, n. similarity due to common ancestry.
n. - similarity of arrangement. homotactic, homotaxeous, homotaxial, homotaxic, adj.
n. - organism or cell having the same alleles for a particular inherited characteristic. homozygosis, n. condition of being a homozygote. homozygotic, adj.
adj. - pertaining to hour(s); hourly. horary, adj. marking the hours; hourly; lasting for an hour only.
n. - a neurotic preoccupation with one's youth
n. - Psychology, vital energy directed to an active purpose. hormic, adj. hormist, n. believer in horme as fundamental psychological factor.
n. - ancient child's schoolbook comprising alphabet, digits, etc., on parchment covered with sheet of horn.
n. - account of the hours; art of constructing timepieces. horographer, n.
n. - timepiece. horologer, horologist, n. watch-maker. horologic, adj. horology, n. clock-making; science of measuring time. horometry, n. measurement of time.
adj. - a. bristling. horrescent, adj. expressing horror.
n. - bristling of hair or creeping of flesh, due to cold, fright, etc. horripilate, v.i. & t. cause or suffer this.
adj. - making horrible sound.
adj. - sounding very bad; horribly discordant
v. - welcome; be guest. hospitation, n.
adj.,n. - moistening (substance). humectation, n.
n. - lying on the ground in penitence
n. - political platform
adj. - glassy; transparent. hyalescent, adj. becoming or somewhat glassy. hyalography, n. engraving on glass. hyaloid, adj. like glass. hyalopterous, adj. with transparent wings.
n. - fluid-filled cyst, especially containing tape-worm larva. hydatidinous, adj. hydatiform, adj. like a hydatid. hydatigenous, adj. producing hydatid.
n. - oxygen-less acid.
adj.,n. - (drug) causing discharge of water.
adj. - pertaining to mercury. hydrargiria, hydrargiriasis, hydrargirism, hydrargirosis, n. mercurial poisoning.
n. - excessively watery condition of blood. hydremic, adj.
n. - urn burial.
adj. - Geology, formed by water. hydrogeology, n. study of geological action of water.
n. - historical description of earth's water surface.
n. - divination by water.
n. - plastic which is rigid when dry and soft when wet.
adj. - becoming transparent when immersed in water. hydrophane, n. such kind of opal.
n. - sea snake. hydrophoid, adj.
n. - plant growing in or by water. hydrophytic, adj.
adj. - dropsical. hydropigenous, adj. causing dropsy.
n. - water-drinker.
n. - movement towards or away from water.
n. - use of water for driving machinery, etc. hydrotechnic(al), adj. hydrotechnologist, n.
n. - water liquid in the pleural cavity.
adj.,n. - (drug) expelling water or phlegm.
n. - measurement of hardness of water. hydrotimeter, n. instrument used in this. hydrotimetric, adj.
adj. - pertaining to rain. hyetograph, n. rain gauge; chart of average rainfall. hyetography, n. study of rainfall distribution. hyetology, n. study of all precipitation. hyetometer, n. rain gauge. hyetometrograph, n. recording hyetometer.
adj. - seeming transparent when wet, and opaque when dry. hygrophaneity, n.
adj. - Botany, living in water or moist places.
adj. - moistening the eye.
adj. - pertaining to heat and humidity. hygrothermograph, n. instrument recording humidity and temperature.
n. - matter. hylic, adj. material. hylism n. materialism.
n. - materialist conception of universe. hylomorphic(al), adj. hylomorphist, n. hylomorphous, adj. having material form.
n. - belief in capability of matter to affect spirit. hylopathist, n.
adj. - eating wood.
n. - identification of God with matter or universe. hylotheist, n. hylotheistic(al), adj.
adj. - cutting or boring in wood.
n. - belief that all matter has life. hylozoist, n. hylozoistic(al), adj.
adj. - having four membranous wings. hymenoptera, n.pl. (sing. hymenopteron) order including such insects. hymenopterist, n. student of hymenoptera. hymenopterology, n. study of hymenoptera. .
adj.,n. - (pertaining to) U-shaped bone at base of tongue.
n. - sleep-inducing drug obtained from plants of nightshade family. hyoscyamine, n. similar drug obtained from henbane.
n. - incomplete sensory power.
adj. - roofless.
n. - diminished sensitivity to pain.
n. - fear of responsibility
n. - abnormal keenness of hearing.
n. - excess of blood in a part. hyperaemic, adj.
n. - excessive sensitivity. hyperaesthetic, adj.
n. - undue sensitiveness to pain.
n. - abnormal keenness of touch.
n. - (pl. -ta) inversion of normal word order. hyperbatic, adj.
adj.,n. - (dweller) in extreme north or cold.
n. - undue eagerness for action; rashness.
n. - desire amounting to mania for an object.
adj. - venerating Virgin Mary highest of all human beings. hyperdulia, n.
n. - marriage with person of same or higher caste only.
adj. - applied to rocket fuel which ignites spontaneously on contact with an oxidizing agent.
n. - abnormal pleasure from doing ho-hum things
n. - muscle spasm; hyperactive condition of children.
n. - hypercatalectic verse line; person above average height. hypermetric(al), adj.
n. - longsightedness. hypermetropic(al), adj. hypermetropy, n.
n. - hypermetropia. hyperope, n. hyperopic, adj.
n. - abnormal keenness of sense of smell. hyperosmic, adj.
adj. - supernatural.
n. - abnormally fast breathing.
n. - excessive hairiness.
n. - excessive growth of a part; v.i. grow to abnormal size. hypertrophic, hypertrophied, adj.
n. - anaemia; extravasation of blood.
n. - omission of sound, syllable or letter from word.
adj. - causing sleep; occurring while falling asleep or waking.
n. - impaired sensitivity. hypnesthetic, adj.
adj. - sleep-like.
n. - process of introducing information into the brain while asleep.
adj. - preventing or dispelling sleep; occurring while waking.
n. - rhetorical device of anticipating objections in order to refute them.
n. - diminution in ability to act or decide. hypobulic, adj. lacking willpower.
n. - abnormal absence of desire for an object.
n. - ancient air chamber or series of chambers for heating rooms.
n. - either of two regions of the upper part of the abdomen.
n. - pet name. hypocoristic(al), adj.
n. - diminution in strength. hypodynamia cordis, hypodynamia of the heart.
adj. - pertaining to lower middle abdominal region. hypogastrium, n. that region.
adj. - subterranean. hypogean, adj. growing underground. hypogeic, adj. hypogeiody, n. surveying underground.
adj. - Geology, plutonic. hypogenic, adj.
adj. - hypogean. hypogeum, n. (pl. - gea) underground part of building.
n. - underpart of tongue. hypoglossitis, n. inflammation of this.
n. - lower, colder layer of water in a lake.
n. - shortsightedness.
n. - stronger growth on the under side of a plant part. hyponastic, adj.
adj. - underneath finger- or toe-nail.
n. - lack of fear
adj. - Music, acting as accompaniment.
n. - feeble-mindedness. hypophrenic, adj.
n. - pituitary gland. hypophyseal, hypophysial, adj. hypophysectomy, n. removal of pituitary. hypophyseoprivic, hypophyseoprivous, adj. due to deficient pituitary secretion.
n. - abnormally shallow breathing
n. - deficient sense of smell
n. - (pl. -ses ) support; hypostatised substance; essential substance; Medicine, sediment; hyperaemia of an organ; Theology, substance of the Trinity; person of the Trinity; whole personality of Christ. hypostatic, adj. hypostatize, v. regard as separate substance; assume (hypothetical thing) to be real.
n. - debility. hyposthenic, adj.
n. - Medicine, relapse or turning over; Rhetoric, return to main theme after digression.
n. - incomplete co-ordination.
v. - mortgage; deposit as security. hypothecary, adj. hypothecation, n. hypothecatory, adj.
n. - lack of hair.
n. - vivid description.
adj. - like letter upsilon.
n. - topographical relief, and its observation; the representation of this in maps. hypsometry, n. measurement of heights above sea-level. hypsophobia, n. dread of heights.
n. - kind of mint, remedy for bruises.
n. - lag in the effect of a change of force, especially in magnetisation. hysteretic, adj.
adj. - produced or developed later; causing hysteria.
adj. - like womb or hysteria.
n. - inversion of natural order or sense, especially of words; fallacy of proving or explaining a proposition with one presupposing or dependent on it.
n. - disease of womb. hysterorrhexia, n. rupture of womb. hysterotomy, n. Caesarean cut.
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