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synonyms for hem haw

  • avoid
  • creep
  • dodge
  • equivocate
  • evade
  • glide
  • hedge
  • lurk
  • prevaricate
  • prowl
  • shuffle
  • sidestep
  • skirt
  • skulk
  • slide
  • slink
  • slip
  • sneak
  • steal
  • tergiversate
  • tiptoe
  • be noncommittal
  • beat around the bush
  • duck the issues
  • hem and haw
  • play it close to the vest
  • sit on the fence
  • tergiverse
  • tread warily
  • watch one's step
  • weasel
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antonyms for hem haw

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  • confront
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
  • plod
    • tell truth
    • take on
    • encounter
    • meet
    • face
    • confront
    • release
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    How to use hem haw in a sentence

    A chorus of haw haws, showed how delighted his fellow-clowns were with farmer Joe's story.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
    Here was one sister curled up happily against a big tree, setting tiny stitches into a very straight hem.
    THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
    I supply Ne lak (defect) in hem, to make some sense; the F. text does not help here.
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    Mrs. McAllister, finding out in some way that Violet was a clever seamstress, sent home fine linen handkerchiefs for her to hem.
    THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
    Fold the front at the first pattern row, and hem it to form the scallop at the edge.
    THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
    Hilda left the road, with a trace of its red dust on the hem of her skirt, and struck out into the Maidan.
    HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
    The stick in the hem on the lower edge of the shade is supplied with a screweye, A, at each end.
    THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
    The welkin rang with applause, while Lazaref kissed his benefactor's hands and the hem of his coat.
    THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
    Akuy nagsinad-ung sa sidsid, I sewed the hem with buttonhole stitches.
    A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
    Thyra knelt and kissed the hem of the Arab chief's garment in humble gratitude.
    JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
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