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highway a major public road on which one can drive at high speeds, especially between cities.
highwayman someone who robbed people travelling 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.
Himalayas the highest mountain range in the world, located between India and Tibet.
himself his own self (used to show that an action is done to the same male who does that action). [3 definitions]
hind1 at or near the back; rear.
hinder to hold back or stop the progress of.
Hindi the official language of India.
hindrance someone or something that slows or stops progress.
Hindu a follower of Hinduism.
Hinduism the main religion of India, which has many gods that are part of the same supreme being. Hinduism has a strict system of social classes and a belief that the soul can be born again after death into a different body.
hinge a device on a door, window, or lid made of two pieces connected so that one piece can open, close, or swing upon the other. [3 definitions]
hint a sign or suggestion that is not made in a direct way. [2 definitions]