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  • verbdivide, split
  • verbstand by, stick together

synonyms for clave

  • hew
  • sunder
  • carve
  • chop
  • crack
  • cut
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • disunite
  • divorce
  • hack
  • open
  • part
  • pierce
  • rend
  • rip
  • rive
  • separate
  • sever
  • slice
  • stab
  • whack
  • tear asunder

antonyms for clave

MOST RELEVANT
  • close
  • combine
  • connect
  • join
  • marry
  • mend
  • sew
  • unite
  • meld
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How to use clave in a sentence

My tongue, as the Bible expresses it, clave to the roof of my mouth.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
The magistrate's tongue clave to the roof of his mouth, as the scholar advanced, cap in hand, and bowed to one and the other.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
Silence had always been easier to them than speech, and the habit clave to them even when they were in love.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
Wherefore the name clave to the plain from Mac cecht's misery, that is, Mag Brén-guir.
THE HARVARD CLASSICS, VOLUME 49, EPIC AND SAGAVARIOUS
He clave the rock in the wilderness, and caused waters to run down like a river.
THE POWER OF FAITHISABELLA GRAHAM
I hadn't the vaguest idea what to do or where to go, and I clave to Jerry the Whip.
ALL ON THE IRISH SHOREE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
Aucassin failed not to espy him; and gripping his sword, he smote him through the helmet so that he clave it to the skull.
AUCASSIN AND NICOLETTEANONYMOUS
The horse presently did throughe him of his backe against a poste & clave his hed in sonder.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 13, NO. 75, JANUARY, 1864VARIOUS
He smote the Philistines until his hand was weary, and his hand clave unto his sword.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND BOOK OF SAMUELW. G. BLAIKIE
The writer of this lost a fine talented boy of six years--one to whom her soul clave--in those cruel waters.
LIFE IN THE CLEARINGS VERSUS THE BUSHSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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