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hewed

verb
past tense of hew

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1 to bring down by cutting
  • laboriously hewed trees to build their rude log cabins

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2 to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion
  • decided to hew to the original plan rather than change everything

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“Hewed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hewed. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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