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synonyms for hewn

  • cleave
  • axe
  • carve
  • chip
  • chop
  • fashion
  • fell
  • hack
  • hold
  • prune
  • shape
  • strike
  • stroke
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How to use hewn in a sentence

The same may be said of the sarcophagi in the principal temple, which is hewn out of a block of fine white marble.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
On the opposite bank of the river, a small hill rises, upon which rests the figure of a large and rather plump ox hewn in stone.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The principal temple, Kylas, is the most wonderful of all those which are hewn out of the rock.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He then advanced over the log slowly and cautiously, for its upper surface, hewn level and smooth, was but four inches wide.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The two houses, which they had noticed as they passed in April, were constructed of hewn boards gray with age.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
He glanced at the rough-hewn crowd by the rail, and said grimly: Mighty grateful to you fellows.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Its foundation was a solid blind wall, fifteen feet or so in height, and built of hewn stone laid in clay cement.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
It kept the last rays of the setting sun on its windows, and seemed, with its bare walls, hewn from a corner of the sky.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Deprived of sustenance, nearly all the shorter streams dried up, and the channels which they had hewn became arid gullies.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
His sentences are like shafts hewn from the granite of his own hills,--simple, massive, strong.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
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WORDS RELATED TO HEWN

  • carven
  • chased
  • chiseled
  • cut
  • engraved
  • etched
  • furrowed
  • graved
  • graven
  • grooved
  • hewed
  • hewn
  • modeled
  • scissored
  • sculpted
  • sliced
  • whittled
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