Words used in Spelling Bee. Beginner level. Words that starts with: H to L
Hackney is a carriage or coach for hire.
Haggard is having a wasted appearance.
Hallow means to make holy.
Hallucinogen is a substance that produces hallucinations.
Halve is to divide into two equal parts.
Hangar is a shelter for airplanes.
Harangue is a scolding or intense verbal attack.
Harass is to disturb persistently.
Harbinger is a herald, or one who goes before.
Harlequin is a buffoon.
Hassle is a disorderly dispute.
Havoc is great destruction or devastation.
Hearken is to pay attention or listen to.
Hearth is the floor of a fireplace.
Heifer is a cow over one year old that has not produced a calf.
Height is the extent or distance upward.
Helix is a spiral.
Hemisphere is half of the terrestrial globe.
Heresy is opinion at odds with the accepted doctrine, esp church.
Hiatus is a break in the action.
Hideous is horrible or frightful.
Hindrance is an impeding or a stopping.
Hippopotamus is called the river horse, from Africa.
Hoax is something intended to deceive or defraud.
Hobnob is to associate on friendly terms.
Hodgepodge means a jumble.
Homily is a sermon, usually on a Biblical topic.
Honest is honorable on intentions and principles.
Honeycomb is a structure bees use to store honey, pollen and eggs.
Horizon is the line that forms the apparent border between earth and sky.
Horrendous is shockingly dreadful.
Humiliate is to cause a loss of pride or dignity.
Humongous means extraordinarily large.
Hurrah is an exclamation of joy.
Hustle is to proceed or work rapidly.
Hyacinth is a plant of the lily family.
Hybrid is the offspring of two different breeds or species.
Hygiene is the science that deals with preservation of health.
Hymn is a song in praise of God.
Hyperbole is obvious exaggeration.
Hyphen is a short line used to connect parts of compound word.
Hypocrisy is pretending to something that one doesn't believe.
Icon is a picture, image or other representation.
Illegible is hard to read or decipher because of poor handwriting.
Illicit is not legally permitted.
Illiteracy is a lack of ability to read and write.
Imbecile is a person having a mental age of seven or eight.
Impasse is a deadlock.
Impede is to retard in movement by means of obstacles.
Incense is a substance producing sweet odor when burned, used in religious ceremonies to enhance a mood.
Incessant means continuing without interruption.
Incite is to stir, encourage or urge on.
Incognito is to have one's identity concealed.
Indictment is a formal accusation in a criminal case.
Inertia is lack of motion, sluggishness.
Inevitable is something that can't be avoided.
Inflammable is capable of being set on fire.
Influenza is a viral, acute, sometimes epidemic disease.
Innate is existing in one from birth.
Innocence is without sin, the state of being innocent.
Inquisition is an official investigation, especially political or religious, without regard for individual rights.
Instinct is an inborn pattern of activity or tendency to action.
Intercede is to act in behalf of someone in difficulty.
Intravenous means within a vein.
Invincible is incapable of being conquered or defeated.
Irritable is easily irritated or annoyed.
Island is land entirely surrounded by water.
Issue is the act of sending out or putting forth.
Italicize is to print in Italic type.
Jackknife is a large pocketknife.
Jaguar is the largest cat in the western hemisphere.
Jamb is a vertical side of a doorway.
Janitor is a person employed to keep things clean.
Jaundice is a yellow discoloration of the skin or eyes.
Jealous is feeling resentment against someone because of success of advantages.
Jeer is to scoff at someone.
Jeopardy is risk to loss, harm, death or injury.
Jinx is someone supposed to bring bad luck.
Jostle is to brush against, to push or shove.
Journal is a daily record.
Judgmental is involving the use of judgment.
Judicious is discreet or prudent.
Juice is the fluid that can be extracted from something.
Junction is a place where things are joined.
Karate is a method of self-defense.
Katydid is a large, American grasshopper.
Kayak is an Eskimo canoe.
Kerosene is a mixture of hydrocarbons used as fuel, or cleaning material.
Kettle is a metal container in which to cook foods.
Khaki means dull yellowish brown.
Kidnapped means being stolen, abducted or carried off by force.
Kiln is an oven to fire pottery.
Kitchen is a room or place equipped for cooking.
Kiwi is a flightless bird of New Zealand.
Knack is a special skill or aptitude.
Knead is to work dough into a uniform mixture.
Knight is a mounted soldier in the Middle Ages.
Knowledge is acquaintance with facts, as from study or investigation.
Knuckle is a joint of the finger.
Labor is productive activity for the sake of economic gain.
Lacquer is a protective coating.
Ladle is a long-handled utensil used for dipping.
Lamb is a young sheep.
Language is a body of words common to a people.
Larceny is the wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal goods of another with the intent to convert them to the taker's own use.
Laud is to praise or extol.
Laugh is to express pleasure audibly.
League is a unit of distance, usually about 3 miles.
Lectern is a stand with a slanted top, used to hold a speech or book, etc.
Lecture is a speech read or delivered before an audience.
Legible is capable of being read or deciphered with ease.
Leisure is freedom from the demands of work.
Length is the longest extent of something from end to end.
Leopard is a large, spotted cat of Asia or Africa.
Lesion is an injury; hurt; wound.
Levy is an imposing or collecting, as a tax, by force or authority.
Liaison is the contact maintained between groups to insure concerted action or cooperation.
Libelous is maliciously defamatory.
Lieutenant is a military rank.
Lightning is a brilliant electric spark discharge.
Limousine is a large, luxurious car, especially one driven by a chauffeur.
Liquor is a distilled or spiritous beverage.
Loge in a theater is the front section of the lowest balcony.
Lubricant is a substance for lessening friction.
Lucid means easily understood; completely understandable.
Luminous is radiating or reflecting light.
Lyricist is a person who writes the lyrics for a song.