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After some hemming and hawing, Yusaf finally replied with, “Why do you have to insult the Prophet?”

After much hemming and hawing—because everything moves slowly in the palace—they said yes.

In 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington passed full-on, no-hemming-or-hawing pot legalization by large majorities.

After much hemming and hawing, he finally settled on a single word to describe the finale: "victorious."

After 500 pages of hemming and hawing by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Roethlisberger was never criminally charged.

She made a little moue at me, and went on hemming the curtains, getting up now and then to measure them.

But to think of the difference between Parson Hemming and Mr. Gray!

Mother could hardly use it again even for hemming floor-cloths.

The manufacturer did not reply, and the professor, after a preliminary hemming, held his peace.

Miss Hemming, the future Mrs. Guy, was by no means deficient in peculiarity from his people's point of view.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hemming, such as: beset, border, bound, cage, circle, and circumscribe.

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