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Hone

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Meaning
Sharpen (a tool); n: whetstone for sharpening a tool

Synonyms:
Whet, Acuminate, Grind, File

Antonyms:
Dull, Ruin

Hone
Hover

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Hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby

Synonyms:
Drift, Flicker, Flutter, Linger

Antonyms:
Settle, Rest

Hover
Humane

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Marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian

Synonyms:
Approachable, Benevolent, Cordial, Democratic

Antonyms:
Aloof, Cold

Humane
Humanitarian

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One devoted to the promotion of human welfare; cf. Humanism

Synonyms:
Altruistic, Charitable, Humane, Philanthropic

Antonyms:
Unkind, Egoistic

Humanitarian
Hurl

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Throw forcefully; shout out violently

Synonyms:
Fire, Fling, Heave, Lob

Antonyms:
Receive, Keep

Hurl
Hybrid

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Mongrel; mixed breed

Synonyms:
Combination, Bastard, Compound, Amalgam

Antonyms:
Division, Pedigreed

Hybrid
Hypercritical

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Excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)

Synonyms:
Carping, Caviling, Censorious, Finicky

Antonyms:
Easy, Open

Hypercritical
Hypnosis

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Induced sleeping state

Synonyms:
Coma, Slumber, Trance, Amazement

Antonyms:
Wakefulness, Interest

Hypnosis
Hypothesis

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A proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

Synonyms:
Conjecture, Possibility, Theory, Supposition

Antonyms:
Reality, Truth

Hypothesis
Hypothetical

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Based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed

Synonyms:
Speculative, Debatable, Vague, Suspect

Antonyms:
Certain, Definite

Hypothetical