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hearken to listen carefully; pay attention.
hear of to encounter (something) through hearing or some other form of communication, often resulting in a feeling of slight familiarity. [2 definitions]
hearsay information or rumor heard from another person but not verified. [2 definitions]
hearsay evidence evidence usu. not admissible in court because the witness has not obtained it by personal observation or experience, but by hearing it from others.
hearse a vehicle for carrying a dead person to a burial site.
heart the organ that pumps blood through the circulatory system of a person or animal. [8 definitions]
heartache feelings of intense pain or grief; anguish.
heart attack a sudden stoppage of the blood supply to the heart that causes damage to the heart muscle, as in coronary thrombosis; heart failure.
heartbeat a single expansion and contraction of a heart.
heart block a disorder in the coordination of the heartbeat, resulting in the atria and ventricles contracting independently of each other.
heartbreak deep sorrow or anguish.
heartbreaking causing deep sorrow or anguish.
heartbroken afflicted with deep and sometimes lasting sorrow or anguish.
heartburn a burning sensation in the lower chest, sometimes accompanied by a small regurgitation of stomach acid.
hearten to make hopeful, confident, or glad; give heart to; encourage.
heart failure the inability of the heart to pump enough blood to and from the body tissue, often resulting in death.
heartfelt deeply felt; earnest; sincere.
hearth the floor of a fireplace, often extending outward into a room. [3 definitions]
hearthstone stone that serves as or forms a hearth. [2 definitions]
heartily in a friendly or sincere manner; sincerely. [2 definitions]
heartiness the state or quality of being hearty.