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  1. hard to please (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
  2. Howard Florey British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968)
  3. hard-to-please (of persons) "his father was a hard-to-please taskmaster"
  4. parquet floor a floor made of parquetry
  5. ground floor the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
  6. bed of flowers a bed in which flowers are growing
  7. ground-floor on the floor closest to level with the ground
  8. first floor the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
  9. heart failure inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions
  10. put out feelers make some preliminary investigations or test the waters
  11. hard fern any of several ferns of the genus Blechnum
  12. hurdle race a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles
  13. paradise flower tropical shrub or small tree having showy yellow to orange-red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
  14. hard water water that contains mineral salts (as calcium and magnesium ions) that limit the formation of lather with soap
  15. Harding grass perennial grass of Australia and South Africa
  16. hard times a time of difficulty
  17. hardware store a store selling hardware
  18. hard drive computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
  19. hardcover having a hard back or cover
  20. arteria alveolaris a branch of the maxillary artery that supplies the alveolar process