Thesaurus / cleave

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Cleave had strung the coffee berries along a crack between the boards.

The Long RollMary Johnston

To cleave to the possibility of a physical explanation any longer is mere folly and obstinacy.

The Grey RoomEden Phillpotts

They do not cleave the air at great velocity, like swifts or “green parrots.”

Jungle FolkDouglas Dewar

They would have been out of place upon the high Tavy, on the rock-strewn side of the cleave, among the ruins of the mines.

Furze the CruelJohn Trevena

A word derived from the verb to cleave, and signifying a narrow valley between two hills.

The Sailor's Word-BookWilliam Henry Smyth

If you shall rely upon and cleave to His word, then shall you be preserved.

Men must cleave to their kind and must be dependent upon each other.

Sustained honorJohn R. Musick,

One thing only was clear—rural England was, on the whole, likely to cleave to the king; urban England to oppose him.

He had ordered her now to leave her father and to cleave to him; but she had cleft to her father and had deserted him.

Is He Popenjoy?Anthony Trollope

Why do they not cleave to the traditional term—bronze—in the case of tools, as the same men do in the case of weapons?

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