Practice Words: h


hair
noun
a fine string-like substance material that grows from the skin, especially from the head; see spotlight_body_diagram.png
half
noun
one of two equal parts of something
hand
noun
the part of the body at the end of an arm that includes the fingers and thumb , see spotlight_body_diagram.png
hang
verb
to place something so the highest part is supported and the lower part is not; to kill by hanging
happen
verb
to become a fact or event; to take place
happy
adjective
pleased; satisfied; feeling good; not sad
hard
adjective
not easily cut or broken; solid; difficult to do or understand; needing much effort or force
harm
verb
to injure; to damage
harm
noun
damage; hurt
harvest
verb
to gather crops
harvest
noun
the crop after it is gathered
hat
noun
a head cover
hate
verb
to have strong negative emotions against someone or something; to dislike someone or something; opposite of love
hate
noun
an angry feeling against someone or something
have
verb
to possess; to own; to hold
he
pronoun
the boy or man who is being spoken about
head
verb
to lead; to command
head
noun
the part of the body above the neck including the face, hair, brain, etc.., see spotlight_body_diagram.png; leader
heal
verb
to return to good health; to cure; to become well
health
noun
the general condition of the body and mind; the condition of being free from sickness or disease
hear
verb
to receive sound through the ears; to receive news about
heart
noun
the organ of the body which pumps blood around; the most important part of a person or thing; the deepest and truest expression of a person’s being (“He loves his wife with all his heart.”)
heart
noun
the organ of the body which pumps blood around; also, the most important part of a person or thing; the deepest and truest expression of a person's being ("He loves his wife with all his heart.")
heat
verb
to make hot or warm
heat
noun
great warmth; that which is produced by burning fuel; energy from the sun
Heaven
noun
the 'place' or state of happiness in which God lives and rules
heavy
adjective
having much weight; not easy to lift; of great amount or force
helicopter
noun
a machine without wings that can fly up or down or remain in one place above the ground
Hell
noun
the 'place' of great unhappiness to which people who reject God will go
help
verb
to give support; to assist; to make something easier for someone by doing something for them
help
noun
support; aid
here
adverb
in, to or at this place
hero
noun
a male person honored for being brave or wise; the main person in a story (a female hero is sometimes called a heroine)
hide
verb
to prevent from being seen or found; to make secret
high
adjective
tall; far up; far above the ground; important; above others
hill
noun
a small mountain
history
noun
all the events of the past; the study of past events
hit
verb
to strike; to touch with force
hold
verb
to carry or support, usually in the hands or arms; to keep in one position; to keep as a prisoner; to contain; to possess; to occupy; to organize and be involved in (“The two sides hold talks this week.”)
hole
noun
an opening; a torn or broken place in something
holiday
noun
a day when one does not work; a day on which no work is done to honor or remember a person or event
holy
noun
greatly honored in religion; set apart (reserved) for God
home
noun
the building where a person lives, especially with family; the place where one was born or comes from; the area or country where one lives
honest
adjective
truthful; able to be trusted
honor
verb
to obey; to show strong, good feelings for (“to honor one’s parents”)
honor
noun
an award; an act of giving special recognition (“He received many honors for his efforts to help others.”); high opinion of people for a person and for his behavior
hope
verb
to expect; to believe there is a good chance that something will happen as wanted; to want something to happen
hope
noun
the feeling that comes from hoping
horrible
adjective
causing great fear; terrible
horse
noun
a large animal often used for racing, riding or farm work
hospital
noun
a place where sick or injured people are given medical care
hostage
noun
a person captured and held as a guarantee that a demand or promise will be honored
hostile
adjective
ready to fight; ready for war
hot
adjective
having or feeling great heat or a high temperature
hotel
noun
a building with rooms, and often food, where travelers can pay to stay

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hour
noun
a measure of time; sixty minutes
house
noun
a building in which people live; a country’s parliament or lawmaking group (“House of Representatives”)
how
adverb
in what way; to what amount
however
conjunction
yet; but
huge
adjective
very big; of great size
human
adjective
of or about people
human
noun
a person
humor
noun
the ability to understand, enjoy or express what makes people laugh
hunger
noun
the need for food
hunt
verb
to search for animals to capture or kill them; to seek; to try to find
hurry
verb
to do or go fast
hurt
verb
to cause pain, injury or damage
hurt
noun
pain; injury; damage
husband
noun
the man someone is married to