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noun as in berry

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Not surprisingly, we also observed that those visiting the larger ski areas hemmed and hawed even more than usual about lift lines, parking, crowds, and limited amenities.

We hemmed and hawed endlessly about how to approach our new neighbors about this.

Any senator interested in having a higher platform from which to attract attention can hem and haw over any picayune vote to their heart’s content.

If I could sum it up in a few choice words, I would, but instead I hem and haw, before stumbling through some rambling rejoinder.

They back away and hem and haw and leave it to the lower courts to implement their decisions.

A chorus of haw haws, showed how delighted his fellow-clowns were with farmer Joe's story.

The Irish title of the letter a or haw is alif, as also is the Arabian: the Greek alpha is either alpa or alfa.

This seemed a good joke, and they all howled and haw-hawed gleefully.

Why do these—these people at the fort hem and haw and hesitate when they speak about him?

He looked like an animated drying-post, and the Dutch boy, in spite of his troubles, began to haw-haw wildly.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to haw, such as: bean, grain, kernel, drupe, drupelet, and hip.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.