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homophobia

(noun) Irrational fear of or prejudice against individuals who are or perceived to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, and other non-heterosexual people.

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homosexuality

(noun) Emotional, physical, romantic, or sexual attraction to members of the same sex based on a binary of female and male.

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horticulture

(noun) A system of growing crops with hand-held tools, such as a hoe or digging stick, instead of draft animals or machine powered tools.

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hospice

(noun) End of life care for the terminally ill that provides comfort, emotional support, and pain management.

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household

(noun) One or more people who live together in a common space, share meals, and combine economic resources.

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household work strategy

(noun) The division of labor among members of a household to complete work inside (e.g., childcare or laundry) and outside the home (e.g., wage labor) to provide goods and services necessary for its maintenance.

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human ecology

(noun) The social science that studies the relationship between people and their built or natural environment.

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humanism

(noun) The doctrine that emphasizes the potential and welfare of people through the use of critical thinking and rationality—independent of religious belief or control by supernatural forces.

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humanity

1. (noun) A collective term for all humans; 2. (noun) The condition or state of being human.

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husband

(noun) A male partner in a marriage.

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hypergamy

(noun) A marriage between a female of low status to a male of higher status.

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hypogamy

(noun) A marriage between a male of low status to a female of higher status.

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hypothesis

(noun) A proposed and testable explanation between two or more variables that predicts an outcome or explains a phenomenon.

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hypothetico-deductive model

(noun) A research method in which a hypothesis is deduced from theory and observable empirical evidence is collected to test the hypothesis.