Found 74 articles starting with H:

heavy - correct spelling

heavy - adjective  Example: The heavy equipment arrived at the construction site....

height - correct spelling

height - noun  Not heighth.Note: Pronounce this word with a hard ending “t” sound, not a “th” sound.See Problem Words for a discussion of ...

height, heighth

The proper spelling, of course, is height. Yet because many people improperly pronounce the word with an ending ‑th, you’ll sometimes see the word heighth. In the Richm...

heinous - correct spelling

heinous - adjective  Example: The heinous crime against the child brought cries for legal reform....

heinous - vocabulary

adjectiveOdious, hateful, totally reprehensible. If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible...

heir - correct spelling

heir - noun  Example: As the sole heir to the fortune, the young son assumed control of the company....

helping verb

A helping verb is an auxiliary verb.For a brief discussion, see auxiliary verb.For a thorough discussion, consult the section on Verbs in Parts of Speech on Grammar.com. ...

hemorrhage - correct spelling

hemorrhage - noun and verb  Example: The sudden hemorrhage surprised the surgeons. noun...

here - correct spelling

here - adverb, noun, and adjective  Not hear.Example: Please put your drink ...

heroes - correct spelling

heroes - noun (plural of the noun hero)  Example: His heroes motivated him to excel....

heroine - correct spelling

heroine - noun  Example: The heroine of the movie rescued the small children....

hesitancy - correct spelling

hesitancy - noun  Example: Without any hesitancy, the father jumped in front of the car to save his children....

hideous - correct spelling

hideous - adjective  Example: His hideous behavior ensured his isolation from the town....

himself - correct spelling

himself - reflexive pronoun and intensive pronoun  Not hisself.Example: He hurt himsel...

hindrance - correct spelling

hindrance - noun  Example: He viewed the project as a hindrance that would waste corporate resources. ...

Historic vs. Historical

The words historical and historic were synonymous t...

historical, historic

There are significant differences between these two words, and savvy writers should know them.The word historic refers to something that is historically significant. A building might be historic...

Hoard vs. Horde

Grandfather has a hoard of old gold coins which he like to brag about to a horde of people. ...

hoarse - correct spelling

hoarse - adjective  Example: The speaker’s hoarse voice caused him to forget his well-rehearsed lines....

holiday - correct spelling

holiday - noun  Example: The young couple enjoyed their holiday at the beach....

homage

Pronounce this word with a strong h. To pronounce it ah-mage reveals a speaker’s lack of knowledge....

homepage - correct spelling

homepage - noun  Here’s a usage note from Dictionary.com. The transition from World Wide Web site to Web site to ...

homogeneous - vocabulary

adjectiveComposed of elements or parts of the same kind; essentially alike. Israel's new deputy prime minister on Sunday called for a near-total separation between Arabs and Jews in the Holy Land, spar...

Homogenous vs. Homogeneous

If you are describing a society that is made up of very similar people, would you describe this society as h...

homograph

The following discussion from The Columbia Guide to Standard American English (1993) aptly describes homographs, homonyms, and homophones: Homographs are words spelled alike but with different meanings and usually with differ...

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