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harmful causing or likely to cause harm; dangerous.
harmonica a small wind instrument in the shape of a rectangle. It is held in the hands and played by blowing and inhaling air over a set of metal reeds; mouth organ.
harmony being in agreement; unity. [3 definitions]
harness a set of straps by which a work animal is attached to a cart, carriage, or plow. The harness is used to control and guide the animal. [4 definitions]
harp a large musical instrument with an upright triangular frame. Harps have forty-six strings and are played by plucking the strings with the fingers.
harpoon a weapon that is like a spear with a barbed head and a rope at the tail end. Harpoons are used in hunting whales and large fish. [2 definitions]
harpsichord a musical instrument with one or two keyboards. It is like a piano except that its strings are plucked when the keys are pressed.
harrow a farm tool used to break up and level ground that has been plowed. A harrow has spikes or upright disks mounted on a heavy frame. [3 definitions]
harsh rough or not pleasing to the eyes, ears, or other senses. [3 definitions]
harvest the gathering of ripe crops, the crops or the amount of crops gathered, or the season in which they are gathered. [3 definitions]
harvester one who gathers ripe crops. [2 definitions]
has the present tense of have, used with "he," "she," or "it," or with singular nouns.
hash1 a dish of chopped meat and vegetables that have already been cooked. Hash is fried or heated again in gravy. [2 definitions]
hasn't shortened form of "has not."
hassle something that bothers or troubles someone in a small way. [2 definitions]
hassock a footstool or firm cushion used to rest one's feet.
haste speed or hurry. [2 definitions]
hasten to move or act with speed; hurry. [3 definitions]
hasty fast or quick; hurried. [2 definitions]
hat a covering for the head worn for warmth, protection, or decoration.
hatch1 to help young animals develop inside their eggs and then to break out or be born. Birds, reptiles, and certain kinds of fish hatch eggs. [3 definitions]