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high jump a contest in which each person jumps over a bar which is raised after each successful jump.
highland land that is higher than the area around it. [2 definitions]
highly in a way that shows praise or respect. [3 definitions]
highness (capital) a title of honor used when speaking to or about a royal person (usually preceded by "His", "Her", or "Your").
high-rise a tall building that has many stories.
high school a school that begins with grades nine or ten and ends with grade twelve.
high seas the area of a sea or ocean outside the control of any country.
high-strung very nervous; easily upset; usually tense.
high-tech involving equipment or techniques that come from applying the newest knowledge in the areas of computers and science. [2 definitions]
high tide the highest point reached by a tide, or the time of day when this happens.
highway a major public road on which one can drive at high speeds, especially between cities.
highwayman someone who robbed people traveling on roads in the 1700s and 1800s. Highwaymen usually rode horses and held up people riding in coaches.
hijack to take control of an airplane or other vehicle by force. People who hijack airplanes often demand things in return for returning the vehicle and letting the people on it go free.
hike to take a long walk in a natural area for fun, exercise, or training. [2 definitions]
hilarious very funny.
hill a raised area of land smaller than a mountain. [2 definitions]
hillside the side of a hill.
hilltop the highest part of a hill.
hilt the handle of a sword or knife.
him the male person or animal already talked about (a form of "he" used as an object of a verb or preposition).
Himalayan Mountains a mountain range between India and Tibet that includes the world's highest mountain peaks.