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  • as inequivocation
  • as intergiversation

synonyms for hedging

  • prevarication
  • ambiguity
  • amphiboly
  • casuistry
  • coloring
  • con
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • deceit
  • deception
  • deceptiveness
  • delusion
  • dissimulation
  • distortion
  • doubtfulness
  • duplicity
  • evasion
  • fallacy
  • fib
  • fibbing
  • lie
  • line
  • lying
  • misrepresentation
  • shuffling
  • song
  • sophistry
  • speciousness
  • spuriousness
  • stall
  • tergiversation
  • waffle
  • cop out
  • double entendre
  • double meaning
  • double talk
  • equivocality
  • quibbling routine
  • runaround
  • song and dance
  • stonewall

antonyms for hedging

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  • certainty
  • clarity
  • fact
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • reality
  • surety
  • trustworthiness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • directness
  • facing
  • meeting
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How to use hedging in a sentence

What argument does Burke use to prove that hedging in the population is not practicable?
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
I might have hedged on my own stock, but I don't believe in hedging.
THE THREE PARTNERSBRET HARTE
What does a poor man do, who goes out hedging and ditching with a dead child lying in his house?
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
With the infinite number and variety of chimneys hedging me in, I naturally expected to find the sky alive with swallows.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
It was very hard to keep up with the exactions of her family who were continually hedging her about with some new condition.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
Perhaps the most important thing which good conversation is not, is this: It is not talking for effect, or hedging.
CONVERSATIONMARY GREER CONKLIN
But the suspicion will recur that perhaps the army hedging us in is not large after all.
LADYSMITHH. W. NEVINSON
A board fence ran along the front yard, hedging in some lilac bushes and a huge snowball bush.
THE GOLD BRICKANN S. STEPHENS
As in the grain and cotton markets, dealers protect themselves against price fluctuations by hedging in the future market.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
Business on the Exchange followed its usual course, and the customary hedging of purchases was done by dealers.
ALL ABOUT COFFEEWILLIAM H. UKERS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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