Vocabulary 9 & 10

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halcyon

calm, pleasant

hallow

to make holy; holy

harbinger

an omen or sign

harlequin

a clown

hector

to bully; to pester

hedonism

pursuit of pleasure, especially of the senses

hegira

flight, escape

hermetic

tightly sealed

heterogeneous

different; dissimilar

hiatus

a pause or gap

hoi polloi

common people; the masses

hospice

a shelter

hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence

hybrid

anything of mixed origin; mixed, assorted

idiosyncrasy

a peculiar personality trait

idolatry

excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object

ignoble

dishonorable, shameful

imminent

likely to happen; threatening

immolate

to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire

immutable

unchangeable, fixed

impair

to weaken; to cause to become worse

impale

to pierce with a sharp stake through the body

impalpable

unable to be felt, intangible

impecunious

without money; penniless

impediment

a barrier; obstruction

imperative

extremely necessary; vitally important

imperious

domineering; haughty

impinge

to strike; to encroach

impious

disrespectful toward God

importune

to persistently ask; to beg

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