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cleft

cleft

 
pronunciation:
kleft
parts of speech:
verb, adjective, noun
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part of speech: verb
definition: a past tense and part participle of cleave2.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: split; divided.
synonyms:
cloven, cut, divided, split
similar words:
bifurcated, bisected, cracked, fissured, fractured, halved, rent, riven, ruptured, separated
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part of speech: noun
definition: an opening made by or as if by splitting.
synonyms:
aperture, crack, cut, fissure, gash, rent, rift, slit, split
similar words:
bifurcation, breach, break, cleavage, crevasse, crevice, fracture, gap, opening, rupture
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