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harried
  • v  annoy continually or chronically
  • v  make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
  • s  troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
    a harried expression
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harrowing
  • v  draw a harrow over (land)
  • s  extremely painful
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harsh
  • s  unpleasantly stern
    wild and harsh country full of hot sand and cactus
  • s  disagreeable to the senses
    the harsh cry of a blue jay
    harsh cognac
    the harsh white light makes you screw up your eyes
    harsh irritating smoke filled the hallway
  • a  of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles
  • s  unkind or cruel or uncivil
    had harsh words
    a harsh and unlovable old tyrant
  • s  severe
    a harsh penalty
  • s  sharply disagreeable; rigorous
    the harsh facts of court delays
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harum-scarum
  • n  a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
  • s  cheerfully irresponsible
    had a harum-scarum youth
  • r  in a wild or reckless manner
    dashing harum-scarum all over the place
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hasidic
  • a  of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
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hassidic
  • a  of or relating to the Jewish Hasidim or its members or their beliefs and practices
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hastate
  • s  (of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base
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hasty
  • s  excessively quick
    made a hasty exit
  • s  done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
    hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
    rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
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hatched
  • v  emerge from the eggs
  • v  devise or invent
  • v  inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
  • v  draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper
  • v  sit on (eggs)
  • s  emerged from an egg
  • s  shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines
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hated
  • v  dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
  • v  put on or wear a hat
  • v  furnish with a hat
  • s  treated with contempt
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hateful
  • a  evoking or deserving hatred
    no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly
  • s  characterized by malice
    a hateful thing to do
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hatless
  • a  not wearing a hat
    stood hatless in the rain with water dripping down his neck
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hatted
  • v  put on or wear a hat
    He was unsuitably hatted
  • v  furnish with a hat
  • a  wearing a hat or a hat of a particular kind
    two old ladies, neatly hatted and gloved
    a bearskin-hatted sentry
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haughty
  • s  having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    haughty aristocrats
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haunted
  • v  follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
    the ghost of her mother haunted her
  • v  haunt like a ghost; pursue
  • v  be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
  • s  having or showing excessive or compulsive concern with something
    became more and more haunted by the stupid riddle
  • s  showing emotional affliction or disquiet
    her expression became progressively more haunted
  • s  inhabited by or as if by apparitions
    a haunted house
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haunting
  • v  follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
  • v  haunt like a ghost; pursue
  • v  be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
  • s  continually recurring to the mind
    haunting memories
    the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
  • s  having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect
    from two handsome and talented young men to two haunting horrors of disintegration"-Charles Lee
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hawaiian
  • n  the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
  • n  a native or resident of Hawaii
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of the state or island of Hawaii or to the people or culture or language
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hawkish
  • s  disposed to warfare or hard-line policies
    hawkish congressman
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