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high-water mark a mark indicating the highest level reached by a body of water. [2 definitions]
highway a major public road on which one can drive at high speeds, esp. between cities. [2 definitions]
highwayman someone who attacks and robs people along a roadway, esp. in former times.
high wire a cable or tightrope high above the ground, used esp. in circus performance.
hijab the cloth that covers the head, hair, and neck of Muslim women, worn in observance to religion. [2 definitions]
hijack to take charge of (an airplane or other vehicle) by force, so as to compel it to go somewhere, to demand ransom, or the like. [5 definitions]
hijinks variant of "high jinks."
hike to take a long walk, esp. in the country or through rugged terrain, as for enjoyment, exercise, or training. [6 definitions]
hilarious exceptionally funny or amusing. [2 definitions]
hilarity noisy or boisterous merriment.
hill an elevated area of land, smaller than a mountain. [4 definitions]
hillbilly (informal) a person who comes from a remote rural area, esp. from the mountainous region of the southern United States; often, a person considered to be primitive or backward because of this residence or origin. [2 definitions]
Hillel a Palestinian rabbi who formulated the earliest rules for the interpretation of Jewish scripture (60? B.C.-9? A.D.).
hillock a relatively small hill or mound.
hill of beans (informal) something insignificant or barely worth consideration (used in negative constructions).
hillside the sloping part of a hill.
hilltop the highest part of a hill; summit.
hilly having numerous hills.
hilt the part by which a sword, knife, tool, or the like is held; handle.
hilum a scar on a seed formed where it was formerly attached to the seed stalk. [2 definitions]
him the male human or animal already mentioned (considered as an object of a verb or preposition).