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cleave
used in Lord of the Flies

only 1 use
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Definition
to split something — especially with violent force

or:

to cut through something
  • Then the breeze died too and there was no noise save the drip and trickle of water that ran out of clefts and spilled down, leaf by leaf, to the brown earth of the island.
    p. 153.7

There are no more uses of "cleave" in Lord of the Flies.

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