hewed

past tense of hew
1
as in mowed
to bring down by cutting laboriously hewed trees to build their rude log cabins

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2
as in adhered
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 22 May. 2024.

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