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The reverse of the words:

The reverse of the words: “Clivant”

In the usual dictionaries, the adjective “dividing” is defined as “what deeply divides opinion”. This now dominant meaning has eclipsed the strict meaning of the verb “cleave” which originally designated a technique, and even an art: that of splitting a diamond or a crystallized ore “according to the direction of its lamellar layers”, as specifies the online dictionary […] … learn more→