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cleave
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Macbeth
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  • New honors come upon him, Like our strange garments, cleave not to their mould But with the aid of use.
  • If you shall cleave to my consent,—when ’tis, It shall make honor for you.

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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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