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herewith by this means.
heritable capable of inheriting or of being inherited.
heritage something that is inherited from earlier generations. [2 definitions]
herky-jerky (informal) awkwardly irregular; not smooth.
herl a feather barb or barbs, used esp. in artificial fishing flies. [2 definitions]
hermaphrodite an individual with both male and female reproductive organs. [2 definitions]
hermaphrodite brig a sailing ship with a foremast that has square sails and a mainmast that has sails parallel to the keel.
Hermes in Greek mythology, the messenger of the gods and the god of travelers, invention, commerce, and eloquence; Mercury.
hermetic preventing or sealed to prevent the influx or escape of air; airtight. [3 definitions]
hermit a person who has withdrawn from society to live a solitary, often religious life; recluse. [2 definitions]
hermitage any place where a hermit lives. [3 definitions]
hermit crab any of numerous crabs that have soft unprotected abdomens and that live in the discarded shells of mollusks such as snails.
Hernando CortÚs a Spanish explorer and conqueror of Mexico (1485-1547).
Hernando De Soto a Spanish explorer in America (b.1500?--d.1542).
hernia a medical condition in which an organ protrudes through the wall that contains it, esp. in the abdominal region.
hero one who demonstrates great courage and nobility, esp. one who is considered a model or ideal. [3 definitions]
Herod the dynastic title of a succession of tetrarchs who governed Palestine for the Roman Empire. [2 definitions]
Herodotus a Greek historian (484?-425? B.C.).
heroic of or pertaining to a hero or heroes. [4 definitions]
heroic couplet a pair of rhyming lines in iambic pentameter, esp. when it forms a unit of thought.
heroic verse any verse form traditionally used for epic or dramatic poetry, such as iambic pentameter for English poetry.