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wield
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
to have or use
The exact meaning of wield can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "to wield an ax" — to have it in hand
  • "to wield power or influence" — to have or exercise power or influence
  • Who wields power is not important, provided that the hierarchical structure remains always the same.
    p. 210.2

There are no more uses of "wield" in 1984 by Orwell.

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