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heath an area of wild, flat land where only heather and other low plants grow.
heathen someone who does not believe in the God of Christians, Jews, or Muslims.
heather an evergreen plant that has tiny pink or purple flowers that are shaped like bells.
heave to push up or out with great effort. [6 definitions]
heaven (usually plural) the sky, including the stars, sun, moon, and planets as seen from the earth. [4 definitions]
heavenly having to do with heaven as in religion or the space above the earth. [2 definitions]
heavily as if with a heavy weight. [4 definitions]
heavy having much weight or hard to lift. [4 definitions]
Hebrew a member of the group of people who descend from the Jewish tribes written about in the Old Testament of the Bible. [3 definitions]
heckle to bother a public speaker or performer by saying rude things or asking annoying questions.
hectare a unit of area equal to 10,000 square meters or 2.471 acres, used to measure land.
hectic marked by hurry, confusion, and too much activity.
he'd shortened form of "he had" or "he would."
hedge a solid row of bushes, used as a kind of fence. [3 definitions]
hedgehog a very small animal with a pointed nose and a very short tail. Hedgehogs have brown and yellow fur with spines that stick out and protect them when they roll into a ball. They make tunnels in rows of bushes called hedges. Hedgehogs are insectivores; they are mammals that eat insects. Different kinds of hedgehogs live in Europe, Asia, and Africa. [2 definitions]
heed to give one's attention to; listen to; take notice of. [2 definitions]
heel1 the rounded, back part of the human foot, or a part like it in an animal. [5 definitions]
heifer a young cow that has not had a calf.
height the distance from the bottom to the top. [5 definitions]
heighten to make higher. [3 definitions]
Heimlich maneuver an emergency technique used to save a person choking on something, such as food. One must stand behind the person choking and wrap one's arms around the person, just below the rib cage. One then presses hard in an upward movement to force air from the lungs. The rush of air should eject the object.