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adjective as in adhered

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adjective as in carved

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Mostly, the night hewed to its mission: attending to burgeoning design houses.

More than a few of them would likely join the opposition for a choice whose views hewed too closely to the man being replaced.

He was a mighty woodsman now, and could make a spray of chips fly around him as he hewed his way through the trunk of spruce-tree.

I sat on a rude wooden bench of newly-hewed wood, lit my pipe again without interference.

The long Frankish swords hewed down the Ismaelians before their short cimeters could strike.

Once at least he was compelled to hang downwards by his toes while he hewed steps beneath him in a perpendicular wall of ice.

Later on, a sheep's carcass (very thin) is thrown down and hewed up with a bill-hook.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hewed, such as: clung, and held.

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