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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • One time I asked her to have a chew and she said no thanks, that— chewing gum cleaved to her palate and rendered her speechless," said Jem carefully.

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as in: cleave through Define
to split something -- especially with violent force or: to cut through something
as in: cleave to Define
to hold firmly to something -- such as an object, a person or idea
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