1. hereditary occurring among people descended from a common ancestor
  2. heredity the transmission of genetic factors to the next generation
  3. hortatory giving strong encouragement
  4. hard water water that contains mineral salts (as calcium and magnesium ions) that limit the formation of lather with soap
  5. creditor a person to whom money is owed by a debtor
  6. hereafter following this in time or order or place; after this
  7. predator any animal that lives by preying on other animals
  8. hardware tools or implements made of metal
  9. predatory living by preying on other animals
  10. heretofore up to this point or up to the present time
  11. heritor a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
  12. hard drive computer hardware that holds and spins a magnetic or optical disk and reads and writes information on it
  13. hereunder in a subsequent part of this document or statement or matter etc.
  14. here and there in or to various places; first this place and then that
  15. Herodotus the ancient Greek known as the father of history
  16. hesitater one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
  17. heritage that which is inherited
  18. hesitator one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
  19. herder someone who drives a herd
  20. Heritiera small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses

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