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synonyms for hemmed

  • begird
  • beset
  • border
  • bound
  • cage
  • circle
  • circumscribe
  • close in
  • confine
  • corral
  • define
  • edge
  • encircle
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • environ
  • fence
  • fringe
  • girdle
  • hedge in
  • immure
  • margin
  • pen
  • rim
  • ring
  • round
  • shut
  • shut in
  • skirt
  • surround
  • verge
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antonyms for hemmed

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  • let go
  • release
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How to use hemmed in a sentence

A flash of gold dust briefly illuminates the forest when her hem catches on a log.
IN STARZ'S ENCHANTING THE LUMINARIES, FATE AND FREE WILL BATTLE AMID NEW ZEALAND'S GOLD RUSHJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
It’s made from a blend of nylon, polyester, and recycled wool, with a quarter-zip opening and a stretchy ribbed hem and cuffs.
THE HYGGE APPAREL OUR GEAR EDITORS LOVETHE EDITORSDECEMBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
There is also a rib knit at the body hem, and stretch-nylon binding at the interior seams, sleeve-cuff openings, and hood opening.
MUST-HAVE GADGETS AND ACCESSORIES FOR SAFER WINTER (AND PANDEMIC) TRAVELRACHEL KINGNOVEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Cut like a bomber jacket, the Senna is fitted with a stretchy hem that holds the jacket tight to the wearer’s body.
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Hemmed in on all sides by the enemy, concentration of all his detachments for general retreat was impossible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Thus it looked as if the Confederates were hemmed in, and if everything went right, could be captured.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The broad unwieldy carriages hemmed them up against the houses in the narrow streets.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Two young women had, however, just emerged from among the towering firs that hemmed in the muskeg.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
The college is a very fine building, but is unfortunately hemmed in by a number of other buildings which hide its façade.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
The mighty glacier seemed like a great river frozen into ice, hemmed in by the steep rocks.
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