humbug

  1. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

    Synonyms : dupery, fraud, fraudulence, hoax, put-on
    Type Of : wile, shenanigan, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile
  2. pretentious or silly talk or writing

    Synonyms : baloney, bilgewater, boloney, bosh, drool, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle
    Type Of : nonsensicality, hokum, meaninglessness, bunk, nonsense
  3. communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

    Synonyms : snake oil
    Type Of : deception, deceit, misrepresentation
  4. trick or deceive

    Type Of : deceive, delude, cozen, lead on

hurried

  1. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

    Antonyms : unhurried
    Examples :
    • a hurried trip to the store
    • the hurried life of a city
    • a hurried job

hospital

  1. a health facility where patients receive treatment

    Synonyms : infirmary
    Type Of : health facility, medical building, healthcare facility
  2. a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

    Type Of : medical institution

hippie

  1. someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle

    Synonyms : flower child, hippy, hipster
    Type Of : social reformer, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist

hushed

  1. in a softened tone

    Synonyms : muted, quiet, subdued
    Examples :
    • hushed voices

healer

  1. a person skilled in a particular type of therapy

    Synonyms : therapist
    Type Of : expert

humane

  1. pertaining to or concerned with the humanities

    Synonyms : humanist, humanistic
    Examples :
    • a humane education
  2. marked or motivated by concern with the alleviation of suffering

    Antonyms : inhumane
  3. showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement

handicapped

  1. having restricted mental or physical functioning as a consequence of injury or illness

    Synonyms : disabled
  2. people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped

    Synonyms : disabled
    Type Of : people

hydrogenate

  1. combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)

    Antonyms : dehydrogenate
    Type Of : alter, change, modify

hungry

  1. (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous

    Synonyms : athirst, thirsty
    Examples :
    • hungry for recognition
  2. feeling hunger; feeling a need or desire to eat food

    Antonyms : thirsty
    Examples :
    • a world full of hungry people