|1||guise||(noun) an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"|
|2||gullible||(adjective satellite) easily tricked because of being too trusting; "gullible tourists taken in by the shell game"|
(adjective satellite) naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
|3||hackneyed||(adjective satellite) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"|
|4||haggard||(noun) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)|
(adjective satellite) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
(adjective satellite) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering; "looking careworn as she bent over her mending"; "her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness"; "that raddled but still noble face"; "shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young fa
|5||halcyon||(noun) a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves|
(noun) a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
(noun) (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
(adjective satellite) marked by peace and prosperity; "a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
(adjective satellite) idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity; "a halcyon atmosphere"
|6||hamper||(noun) a basket usually with a cover|
(noun) a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
(verb) prevent the progress or free movement of; "He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"; "the imperilist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
(verb) put at a disadvantage; "The brace I have to wear is hindering my movements"
|7||haphazard||(adjective satellite) marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"|
(adjective satellite) dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"
(adverb) without care; in a slapdash manner; "the Prime Minister was wearing a gray suit and a white shirt with a soft collar, but his neck had become thinner and the collar stood away from it as if it had been bought haphazard"
|8||hapless||(adjective satellite) deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor d|
|9||harangue||(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion|
(verb) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
|10||harbor||(noun) a place of refuge and comfort and security|
(noun) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
(verb) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
(verb) hold back a thought or feeling about; "She is harboring a grudge against him"
(verb) keep in one's possession; of animals
(verb) secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
|11||harmonious||(adjective satellite) existing together in harmony; "harmonious family relationships"|
(adjective satellite) suitable and fitting; "the tailored clothes were harmonious with her military bearing"
(adjective satellite) exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities
(adjective) musically pleasing
|12||haughty||(adjective satellite) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swa|
|13||hedonistic||(adjective satellite) devoted to pleasure; "a hedonic thrill"; "lives of unending hedonistic delight"; "epicurean pleasures"|
|14||heed||(noun) paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"|
(verb) pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
|15||hefty||(adjective satellite) large in amount or extent or degree; "it cost a considerable amount"; "a goodly amount"; "received a hefty bonus"; "a respectable sum"; "a tidy sum of money"; "a sizable fortune"|
(adjective satellite) of considerable weight and size; "a hefty dictionary"
(adjective satellite) (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
|16||heresy||(noun) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion|
(noun) any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position
|17||heretic||(noun) a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church|
(noun) a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)
|18||hiatus||(noun) a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure|
(noun) a missing piece (as a gap in a manuscript)
(noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
|19||hierarchy||(noun) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body|
(noun) a series of ordered groupings of people or things within a system; "put honesty first in her hierarchy of values"
|20||hoary||(adjective satellite) covered with fine whitish hairs or down|
(adjective satellite) ancient; "hoary jokes"
(adjective satellite) showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
|21||homage||(noun) respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"|
|22||homeostasis||(noun) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes|
|23||homily||(noun) a sermon on a moral or religious topic|
|24||hone||(noun) a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors|
(verb) make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
(verb) sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife"
|25||hubris||(noun) overbearing pride or presumption|
|26||humility||(noun) a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride; "not everyone regards humility as a virtue"|
(noun) a humble feeling; "he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope"
|27||hybrid||(noun) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"|
(noun) a composite of mixed origin; "the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"
(noun) a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
(adjective satellite) produced by crossbreeding
|28||hyperbole||(noun) extravagant exaggeration|
|29||hypocritical||(adjective satellite) professing feelings or virtues one does not have; "hypocritical praise"|
|30||hypothetical||(adjective satellite) based on hypothesis; "a hypothetical situation"; "the site of a hypothetical colony"|
|31||iconoclast||(noun) someone who tries to destroy traditional ideas or institutions|
|32||ideology||(noun) imaginary or visionary theorization|
(noun) an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
|33||idiosyncrasy||(noun) a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual|
|34||idyll||(noun) a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life|
(noun) a musical composition that evokes rural life
(noun) an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
|35||igneous||(adjective satellite) like or suggestive of fire; "the burning sand"; "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere"|
(adjective) produced under conditions involving intense heat; "igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma"; "igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone"; "pyrogenic strata"
|36||ignoble||(adjective) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.|
(adjective satellite) not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
|37||ignominious||(adjective satellite) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human|
|38||illuminate||(verb) make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"|
(verb) make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
(verb) add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
|39||illusive||(adjective satellite) based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decisi|
|40||illusory||(adjective satellite) based on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decisi|
|41||imbue||(verb) suffuse with color|
(verb) fill, soak, or imbue totally; "saturate the bandage with disinfectant"
(verb) spread or diffuse through; "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"
|42||immaculate||(adjective satellite) completely neat and clean; "the apartment was immaculate"; "in her immaculate white uniform"; "a spick-and-span kitchen"; "their spic red-visored caps"|
(adjective satellite) without fault or error; "faultless logic"; "speaks impeccable French"; "timing and technique were immaculate"; "an immaculate record"
(adjective satellite) free from stain or blemish
|43||imminent||(adjective satellite) close in time; about to occur; "retribution is at hand"; "some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand"; "in imminent danger"; "his impending retirement"|
|44||immune||(noun) a person who is immune to a particular infection|
(adjective satellite) (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence; "immune to persuasion"
(adjective satellite) relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
(adjective satellite) secure against; "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"
(adjective) relating to the condition of immunity; "the immune system"
|45||immutable||(adjective) not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature; "the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God"|
|46||impale||(verb) pierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"|
(verb) kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die"
|47||impartial||(adjective) free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"|
(adjective) showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"
|48||impasse||(noun) a street with only one way in or out|
(noun) a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible; "reached an impasse on the negotiations"
|49||impassive||(adjective satellite) deliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"|
(adjective satellite) having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a
|50||impecunious||(adjective satellite) not having enough money to pay for necessities|