Cleft and Split

Cleft

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Cleft noun – An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure.
Usage example: my fishing line managed to get wedged in a cleft in the rocks

Split is a synonym for cleft in action topic. In some cases you can use "Split" instead the word "Cleft" as a noun or an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like fracture, open, gash. popular alternative
Synonyms for Cleft

Split

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Split noun – An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure.
Usage example: an earthquake left a split in the ground

Cleft is a synonym for split in thing topic. You can use "Cleft" instead the word "Split" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as crack, fracture, open, hole. popular alternative
Nearby Words: splice, splitting, splitter
Synonyms for Split

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massive massive cleft massive split

Both words in one sentence

  • Beast and Beauty Cleft-palate serial killer Frances Dolarhyde, who believes he is hideously deformed but played by the handsome Ralph Fiennes in the movie, the eponymous Red Dragon, had a surprisingly sweet romantic relationship with a pretty blind coworker, before his split personality decided she had to die.
  • Dismantled MacGuffin The example that pulled this trope in the grandest scale was Final Fantasy V, wherein the dismantled MacGuffin happened to be the entire planet, which was split into two to prevent the Cleft of Dimensions from reforming.
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