-v. 3. shuck, shell, husk, peel, strip, slip, skin, pare, trim.
hullabaloo, n. 1. uproar, roar, noise, racket, din, outcry, clamor, clang, clangor, chorus, hue and cry, alarm; commotion, tumult, pandemonium, bedlam, Inf. sideshow, Inf circus, Inf three-ring circus, hubbub, babel, ado, to-do, stir, brouhaha; brawl, donny-brook, fracas, rumpus, ruckus, turmoil, embroilment, melee, scramble, Inf bobbery.
2. promotion, Inf. ballyhoo, Inf. hype.
hum, v. 1. drone, murmur, thrum, vibrate, throb, buzz, purr, whir, zoom; sing, croon, whisper.
2. move, stir, bustle, move briskly, scintillate, vibrate, pulse, pulsate, quiver, Inf. tick, Inf. jump.
-n. 3. murmur, droning, drone, buzzing, buzz, zooming, zoom, whirring, whir, whizzing, whiz, purring, purr; susurration, vibration, throbbing.
human, adj. 1. humane, kindly, sensitive, accessible, down-to-earth, earthy; vulnerable, flesh and blood, weak, defenseless, unguarded; faulty, errant, erring. See - humane.
2. mortal, corporeal, transient, transitory, fleeting, passing, short-lived, fugacious; earthborn, physical, natural, temporal, perishable, ephemeral; bodily, carnal, corporal.
3. anthropoid, hominine; primate, biped, manlike.
-n. 4. human being, mortal, person, man, woman, individual; fellow man or creature, member of the human race; soul, living soul, one, someone, somebody; everyman, John or Jane Doe; Inf. guy, Inf. gal, Inf. character.
humane, adj. good, kind, kindly, kindhearted, human, compassionate, sympathetic; pitying, forbearing, lenient, forgiving, merciful, clement, benignant, benign, gentle, tender; helpful, benevolent, magnanimous, generous, bounteous, beneficient, charitable, unselfish, big-hearted, large-hearted; warm-hearted warm, good-natured, amiable; gracious, accommodating, obliging.
humanist, n. classicist, classical scholar, student of the classics, man or woman of letters or learning, philologist, bibliophile, Inf. bookworm; philosopher, thinker, pundit, sage, scholiast.
humanitarian, adj. 1. See - humane.
-n. 2. philanthropist, altruist, benefactor, good Samaritan, friend of man, friend to man, lover of mankind, almsgiver, almoner.
humanity, n. 1. human race, people, humankind, mankind, race of man; the world or earth, the human community, society, public, folk; the masses, proletariat; man, human species, Latin. Homo, Homo sapiens.
2. human nature, humanness, mortality, flesh, flesh and blood, animal nature, sensuality.
3. kindness, goodness, kindheartedness, good-heartedness, benevolence, charity, sympathy, compassion, pity, ruth; good will, fellow feeling, kindliness, mercy, forbearance, tolerance, brotherhood; altruism, love for mankind, brotherly love, milk of human kindness, Christian charity; benignity, soft-heartedness, sensibility, tenderness, clemency, lenity, beneficence; bigheartedness, generosity, magnanimity, unselfishness, consideration; amiability, grace, good nature.
4. the humanities classics, classical studies, classical literature, classical languages; liberal arts, litterae hu-maniores, literature, philosophy, art.
humanize, v. soften, temper, ease, mellow; make humane or human; humble, subdue, dulcify, chasten, tame; melt, disarm, touch, reach, win over, Sl. get to.
humble, adj. 1. modest, unpretentious, unpretending, unpresuming, free from pride, without arrogance, unostentatious, reserved, restrained.