Words starting with H

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List of VOA English words “H"

hair n. the fine material that grows from the skin, especially from the head
half n. one of two equal parts of something
halt v. to come or cause to come to a stop; to stop
hang v. to place something so the highest part is supported and the lower part is not; to kill by hanging
happen v. to become a fact or event; to take place
happy ad. pleased; satisfied; feeling good; not sad
hard ad. not easily cut or broken; solid; difficult to do or understand; needing much effort or force
harm v. to injure; to damage; n. damage; hurt
harvest v. to gather crops; n. the crop after it is gathered
hate v. to have strong emotions against; to consider as an enemy; opposite love
have v. to possess; to own; to hold
head v. to lead; to command; n. leader; chief; the top part of something; the highest position
headquarters n. the center from which orders are given; the main offices of a business or organization
heal v. to return to good health; to cure; to become well
health n. the general condition of the body and mind; the condition of being free from sickness or disease
hear v. to receive sound through the ears; to receive news about
heat v. to make hot or warm; n. great warmth; that which is produced by burning fuel; energy from the sun
heavy ad. having much weight; not easy to lift; of great amount or force
helicopter n. a machine without wings that can fly up or down or remain in one place above the ground
here ad. in, to or at this place
hero n. a person honored for being brave or wise
hide v. to prevent from being seen or found; to make secret
high ad. tall; far up; far above the ground; important; above others
hijack v. to seize or take control of a vehicle by force
hill n. a small mountain
history n. the written record or description of past events; the study of the past
hit v. to strike; to touch with force
hold v. 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
hole n. an opening; a torn or broken place in something
holiday n. a day when one does not work; a day on which no work is done to honor or remember a person or event
holy ad. greatly honored in religion
home n. 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 ad. truthful; able to be trusted
honor v. to obey; to show strong, good feelings for; n. an award; an act of giving special recognition
hope v. to expect; to believe there is a good chance that something will happen as wanted; to want something to happen
horrible ad. causing great fear; terrible
horse n. a large animal often used for racing, riding or farm work
hospital n. a place where sick or injured people are given medical care
hostage n. a person captured and held as a guarantee that a demand or promise will be honored
hostile ad. ready to fight; ready for war
hot ad. having or feeling great heat or a high temperature
hotel n. a building with rooms, and often food, for travellers
hour n. a measure of time; sixty minutes
house n. a building in which people live; a country’s parliament or lawmaking group
however conj. yet; but
huge ad. very big; of great size
human ad. of or about people
humor n. the ability to understand, enjoy or express what makes people laugh
hunger n. the need for food
hunt v. to search for animals to capture or kill them; to seek; to try to find
hurry v. to do or go fast
hurt v. to cause pain, injury or damage
husband n. a man who is married
n. (noun) a name word
v. (verb) an action word
ad. (adjective/adverb) a describing word
prep. (preposition) a word used to show a relatio
pro. (pronoun) a word used in place of a noun
conj. (conjunction) a joining word

Quote:VOA Special English WordBook