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hortatory urging or exciting to some course of action with strong arguments, appeals, or advice.
horticulture the art or science of growing vegetables, flowers, fruits, or ornamental plants.
Horus the Egyptian god of the sun, usu. depicted as a falcon or as a man with a falcon's head.
hosanna used as an exclamation of praise or adoration, esp. in religious contexts. [4 definitions]
hose (used with a pl. verb) socks or stockings; hosiery. [3 definitions]
Hosea a minor Hebrew prophet of the eighth century B.C. [2 definitions]
hosier a person who makes or deals in hosiery.
hosiery socks or stockings collectively.
hospice a place of shelter or lodging for travelers, orphans, the poor, or the like, often administered by a religious order. [2 definitions]
hospitable friendly, warm, and generous, esp. in welcoming, feeding, and lodging guests. [3 definitions]
hospital an institution for the medical care of sick persons. [2 definitions]
hospitality the friendly, warm, and generous reception and entertainment of guests or strangers. [3 definitions]
hospitalization the act of hospitalizing or the state of being hospitalized. [2 definitions]
hospitalization insurance insurance held by an individual or family which pays for expenses incurred due to hospital stays and treatment.
hospitalize to place in a hospital for medical treatment or surgery.
host1 a person who provides hospitality such as food, entertainment, or lodging for guests. [5 definitions]
host2 a very large number of people or things.
host3 (usu. cap.) the bread or wafer consecrated as the body of Jesus Christ in Christian communion rituals.
hostage someone held prisoner by one person or group in an attempt to persuade or force another person or group to satisfy certain conditions or meet certain demands.
hostel an inexpensive shelter, esp. for young people who are traveling. [3 definitions]
hosteler one who stays at hostels when traveling.