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herring a small fish that lives in northern waters. Herring are used for food.
hers that or those belonging to her, done by her, or having to do with her.
herself her own self (used to show that an action is done to the same female who carries out the action). [3 definitions]
he's shortened form of "he is" or "he has."
hesitant not feeling sure; in doubt.
hesitate to stop or pause because of not feeling sure. [2 definitions]
hesitation the action of hesitating.
hexagon a flat, closed figure with six straight sides.
hey a word used to draw attention or to show surprise, mild delight, or anger.
Hg symbol of the chemical element mercury.
HI an abbreviation for Hawaii.
hi (informal) "Hello!"
hibernate to sleep through the winter in a den or burrow to save energy. Bears, snakes, and certain other animals hibernate.
hiccup a sudden uncontrolled taking in of breath that is also stopped very quickly. A squeaking sound is often produced along with it. A hiccup is caused when the muscles used to breathe tighten up. [3 definitions]
hickory a tree of the walnut family, found mostly in North America. The hickory has nuts that can be eaten and wood that is hard and useful. [2 definitions]
hid past tense and a past participle of hide.
hidden placed out of sight; kept from view or from knowledge.
hide1 to put or hold out of sight; keep from view. [3 definitions]
hide2 the skin of one of the larger animals such as a buffalo or cow.
hide-and-seek a children's game in which one player tries to find the others, who are hiding.
hideous looking very ugly or frightening; disgusting.