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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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cleave
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Time seemed to him to be crawling with feet of lead, while he by monstrous winds was being swept towards the jagged edge of some black cleft of precipice.
  • She cleft the dusky air like an arrow.

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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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