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hedge

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a physical object that blocks the way
  • The messenger was confronted with a hedge of spears held aloft by the castle guards.
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hedge

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1 to avoid giving a definite answer or position
  • She kept hedging whenever he asked her to support his campaign.
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beat around the bush (or about), hem and haw, straddle the fence

2 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • The prison was hedged by a high stone wall.
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