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1. hew

verb. ['ˈhjuː'] make or shape as with an axe.

Synonyms

  • carve
  • roughcast
  • rough-hew

Antonyms

  • defend
  • roughen
  • stand still

Etymology

  • hewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hew

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  • yabbadabbadoo
  • misconstrue
  • dfw
  • timbuktu
  • long-overdue
  • katmandu
  • kalamazoo
  • hullabaloo
  • lhommedieu
  • komatsu
  • fitzhugh
  • drive-thru
  • depardieu
  • construe
  • benhamou
  • aeroperu
  • withdrew
  • true-view
  • tien-fu
  • thankyou
  • pas-de-deux
  • overthrew
  • kwangju
  • karatsu
  • kangaroo
  • hitherto
  • fondue
  • cmu
  • carilou

Sentences with hew


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hold off on talking about salary if you’re a potential hew hire.

2. Verb, base form
Use a quarry chainsaw to hew sandstone away from walls and niches in blocks.

2. rough-hew

verb. hew roughly, without finishing the surface.

Synonyms

  • roughcast
  • hew

3. hew

verb. ['ˈhjuː'] strike with an axe; cut down, strike.

Synonyms

  • strike

Antonyms

  • miss
  • gladden

Etymology

  • hewen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • heawan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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