1‘the axe his father used to cleave wood for the fire’
split, split open, crack open, lay open, divide, sever, splinter
cut, cut up, hew, hack, chop up, slice up, halve, bisect, quarter
archaic sunder, rive
2‘Stan was away, cleaving a path through the traffic’
plough, drive, bulldoze, cut, carve, make
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.