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hew

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hew

  1. 1 to bring down by cutting laboriously hewed trees to build their rude log cabins Synonyms chop (down), cut (down), fell, mowRelated Words bulldoze, demolish, flatten, level, raze, tear down

  2. 2 to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion decided to hew to the original plan rather than change everything Synonyms adhere, cleave, cling, stickRelated Words bind, cohere, fasten, fuse, glue, uniteNear Antonyms loosen; drop, fall


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