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Hallow

V. To make holy;
Adj. holy

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Harbinger

N. An omen or sign

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Harlequin

N. A clown

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Hector

V. To bully; to pester

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Hedonism

N. Pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses

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Hegira

N. Flight, escape

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Hermetic

Adj. tightly sealed

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Heterogenous

Adj. different, dissimilar

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Hiatus

N. A pause or gap

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Hoi polloi

N. Common people, the masses

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Hospice

N. A shelter

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Hubris

N. Excessive pride or self-confidence

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Hybrid

N. Anything of mixed origin;
Adj. mixed, assorted

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Idiosyncrasy

N. A peculiar personality trait

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Idolatry

N. Excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object

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Ignoble

Adj. dishonorable, shameful

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Imminent

Adj. likely to happen; threatening

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Immolate

V. To kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire

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Immutable

Adj. unchangeable, fixed

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Impair

V. To weaken; to cause to become worse

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Impale

V. To pierce with a sharp stake through the body

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Impalpable

Adj. cannot be felt

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Impecunious

Adj. without money; penniless

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Impediment

N. A barrier; obstruction

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Imperative

Adj. extremely necessary; vitally important

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Imperious

Adj. domineering; haughty

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Impinge

V. To strike; to encroach

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Impious

Adj. disrespectful towards God

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Importune

V. To persistently ask; to beg

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Halcyon

Adj. calm, pleasant