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cleft

noun

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an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
  • my fishing line managed to get wedged in a cleft in the rocks

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The first known use of cleft was in the 14th century

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cleaving (to)

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“Cleft.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cleft. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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