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cleave
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • Wriggling around he cried, "Stupefy!" and a red bolt of light shot from his own wand, cleaving a gap between the four pursuing Death Eaters as they scat-tered to avoid it.
  • Pain cleaved Harry’s head like a sword stroke.

  • There are no more uses of "cleave" in the book.


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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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