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cleave
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War and Peace
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  • A cannon ball, cleaving the air, flew over the heads of Bagration and his suite, and fell into the column to the measure of "Left…. left!"

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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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