Antonyms for hemmed

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Nicholas hemmed once or twice, and seemed to have some difficulty in proceeding.

I tell you he said nothing, but cleared his throat and hemmed, as he does often.

Wentworth hemmed and tapped on the desk with the end of his lead pencil.

Some, forty feet away was the edge of the forest that hemmed us in.

He hemmed and hawed, and finally had to blurt out that he didn't own the place.

The other edge is hemmed, and the frill is double the size round the neck.

The neck handkerchiefs are generally a half square, and are hemmed all round.

The bottom, in all cases, should be hemmed with a broad hem.

In the latter case, the ends should be hemmed as neatly as possible.

Hemmed in by the crowd, he could but face me; he did so with a kind of unhuman passivity.