Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath.
 

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It's grammatically correct but not at all natural. Cleaved is archaic.
 

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GoesStation,

Thank you for your help, but Longman dictionary says "cleave to" is formal.
 

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