6001 - 7000 Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 44

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
heroine noun Her courage marked her as a heroine. woman noted for daring and courage
herring noun They fished for herring off the Atlantic coast. any of various fishes
hew verb They will hew a path through the brush. clear with axe
hideous adj. He had a hideous face. repulsive, revoltingly ugly
hike verb We will hike down to the bottom of the canyon. extended walk
noun The hike up the mountain took many hours. long walk or march
hitch verb Please hitch the horse to the wagon. connect to a vehicle
noun It became a hitch to our plans. a delay or impediment
hoard noun A hoard of attackers descended on our unit. large group
verb The men began to hoard their food. keep hidden, keep private