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Hapsburg a member of a German noble family that has produced rulers of several European countries since the twelfth century, or the name of the family itself.
hara-kiri a Japanese ritual suicide with knife or dagger, usu. to preserve one's honor, and associated esp. with the samurai and, more recently, the military. [2 definitions]
harangue a long, vehement, and often pompous speech or piece of writing, esp. such a speech delivered in public; tirade. [4 definitions]
Harare the capital of Zimbabwe; formerly Salisbury.
harass to trouble or disturb repeatedly or persistently. [2 definitions]
harassment behavior that threatens, attacks, or offends another person repeatedly.
harbinger someone or something that signals or foreshadows a later arrival or occurrence; herald; forerunner. [2 definitions]
harbor a sheltered area of water for boats to be anchored or otherwise secured. [5 definitions]
harborage a shelter and anchoring place for ships.
harborless combined form of harbor.
harbor master an official who supervises harbor operations and enforces regulations governing harbor use.
hard not soft; solid; firm; tough. [11 definitions]
hardback bound in a hard or durable cover. [2 definitions]
hardball baseball. [4 definitions]
hard-bitten made tough or stubborn by hard experience.
hardboard construction board made of wood chips that have been heated and compressed.
hard-boiled of an egg, boiled in the shell until firm all the way through. (Cf. soft-boiled.) [2 definitions]
hardbound of a book, bound with a stiff cover rather than one of flexible paper; hardcover.
hard case one who is stubbornly unchanging or obstinate, as in clinging to destructive behavior patterns.
hard coal see anthracite.
hard-core deeply committed or determined. [2 definitions]