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Main Entry: 1cleave
Pronunciation: primarystressklemacronv
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): cleaved /primarystressklemacronvd /; or clove /primarystressklomacrv/; cleaved ; cleav·ing
Etymology: Middle English clevien "adhere," from Old English clifian "adhere"
: to cling to a person or thing closely

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