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That system weakened as members of all three branches hewed increasingly to the platforms of the two political parties.
HOW CEOS BECAME THE 4TH BRANCH OF GOVERNMENTFELIX SALMONJANUARY 12, 2021AXIOS
The xEMU has bearings that are lighter and hew closer to the joints than ones used for previous EMUs.
CURRENT SPACESUITS WON’T CUT IT ON THE MOON. SO NASA MADE NEW ONES.NEEL PATELDECEMBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The pandemic has been the ultimate stress test on us and on our nation, and it doesn’t hew to human timelines.
THE COVID-ERA WORKPLACE: HARD QUESTIONS, NO EASY ANSWERSKARLA MILLERDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
All other Senate races hewed quite close to presidential results — and because this year’s Senate races took place largely on Republican turf, that was a big blow to Democrats’ efforts to flip the chamber.
THERE WASN’T THAT MUCH SPLIT-TICKET VOTING IN 2020NATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)DECEMBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Instead of hewing to the usual limit, we created five separate lists this year.
FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40 HONOREES IN TECH DEFY THE PANDEMICRHHACKETTFORTUNESEPTEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
His object was to reach Allahabad that night—not to hew his way through opposing hordes and risk being cut down in the process.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Draw the belt tighter, my son, and hew me out this tree that is fallen across the road, for our campground is not here.
THE FIRST CHRISTMAS TREEHENRY VAN DYKE
Then bade the King his men hew the ice and release his ships into the lake, and so went the men and set to work to hew the ice.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
Look at the swagger of the vagabond who commands his braves, would you not think he was about to hew down everything in sight?
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The other man was negligible—a bovine lump of flesh without personality—born to hew wood and draw water for men of enterprise.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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