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hefty of considerable weight or bulk. [2 definitions]
Hegelian of or concerning Hegel or his philosophy. [2 definitions]
hegemony predominance of one country or social group over others by virtue of leadership or influence.
hegira (cap.) Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina in 622 A.D. [2 definitions]
heifer a cow less than three years old, esp. one that has not had a calf.
heigh an exclamation used to show pleasure, attract attention, express surprise, and the like.
heigh-ho an exclamation used to express fatigue, boredom, or disappointment, or to show surprise.
height vertical extent or altitude; distance up. [5 definitions]
heighten to make higher. [5 definitions]
Heimlich maneuver an emergency technique used to stop a person from choking in which one wraps one's arms around the person's middle from behind and applies sharp pressure to force air from the lungs and eject the object.
heinous extremely wicked or despicable; atrocious.
heir a person who receives or has the right to receive, upon another's death, that person's rank or property. [2 definitions]
heir apparent one whose right to inherit property or a title cannot be legally denied if the ancestor dies without having made a will. (See heir presumptive.)
heiress a female heir, esp. one who is entitled to or has inherited a large fortune.
heirless combined form of heir.
heirloom an object passed down to successive generations of a family.
heir presumptive one whose right to inherit property or a title may be legally set aside in favor of a closer relative born before the ancestor dies. (See heir apparent.)
heist (informal) a planned burglary, robbery, or holdup, esp. one in which art, jewelry, or a large sum of money is taken.
hejira hegira.
hekto- variant of hecto-.
held past tense and past participle of hold1.