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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]
hip1 the part on either side of the body between the waist and the thigh.
hipbone the three joined bones that form one side of the skeleton from the upper thigh to the waist.
hippo a short form of "hippopotamus."
hippopotamus a very large, round mammal that has short legs with hooves and thick skin with almost no hair. Hippopotamuses live in or near rivers and lakes of tropical Africa. They eat plants.
hire to take on as a worker for money or other reward. [3 definitions]
his that or those which belong to him, are done by him, or have to do with him. [2 definitions]
Hispanic Spanish or of Spanish descent or origin. [3 definitions]
hiss to make a sound as if holding an "s" for a long time. [4 definitions]
historian one who writes about or is an expert on history.
historic important in history.
historical of or having to do with history. [2 definitions]
historically concerning what actually existed and occurred in past times.
history everything that has happened in the past to people or things, or a telling of these events. [4 definitions]
hit to give a blow or stroke to; strike. [9 definitions]