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sew

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of sew

to close up with a series of interlacing stitches
  • luckily, I was able to sew the tear so skillfully that my pants looked as good as new

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  • unsew
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The first known use of sew was before the 12th century

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“Sew.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sew. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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