H is for

Haul, v. to pull with force, to transport
n. the distance something is hauled
Hall, n. a corridor or entryway of a building, a large room for gatherings, etc

We’re hauling oats to the dining hall. It’s a long haul, but the oatmeal chocolate chip cookies will be worth it.

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Hail, n. a greeting
v. to cheer or greet, to call out to in order to stop
n. a shower of anything, especially icy precipitation
v. to pour down hail
Hale, adj. robust

Hailing Amos, I ran across the field to warn him about the forecast of hail. If it hailed too long, our crops would no longer be hale and hearty. “Hail, Mary full of grace…” I offered up a quick prayer. Maybe it wouldn’t work, but we could use all the help we could get.

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High, adj. lofty, tall
adv. at a high point or place
n. (slang) a period of exhilaration
Hi, int. expression of greeting

High in the mountains of Colorado, Joe looked down from a high plateau. “Hi, Ellen! Come up here; it’s such a high!”

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Here, n. this place
adv. to, at, or in this place
Hear, v. to perceive by ear, to listen to

I hear the band will be playing here tonight. It’ll be nice to hear some good music.

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Hey, int. expression of greeting, surprise, or dismay
Hay, n. grass or clover which has been cut and dried
v. to provide with hay

Hey, Amos! Do you have enough hay to hay the horses?”

 

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See also: Intro, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, Outro

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