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wield
used in The Horse Whisperer

2 uses
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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
  • Later, when she had a moment to look, she saw Tom had taken Grace right to the front line and had her wielding the branding iron.
    Seventeen (42% in)
  • Diane had barely said a word all morning but he could tell how she felt by the jutting of her jaw and the methodically violent way she wielded the vacuum cleaner and made up the beds.
    Eighteen (4% in)

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