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noun 
  1. Someone who is afraid of change to the point of total inaction. (From a book by Spencer Johnson, M.D., Who moved my cheese, about a character who was always against change.)
verb (hem, m, ing)
  1. (intransitive) (in sewing) To make a hem.
  2. (intransitive) (in speaking) To make a sound like hem (usually coupled with "haw" as in "hemmed and hawwed.")
  3. (transitive): To put hem on an article of clothing, to edge or put a border on something.
  4. (transitive): To surround something or someone in a confining way.
Translations: 
  • French: ourler
  • German: einengen
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)

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