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wield
used in The Lovely Bones

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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
  • Along the border of the soccer field, a few of my neighbors kept a respectful distance from the police tape, wondering at the men dressed in heavy blue parkas wielding shovels and rakes like medical tools.
    Chapter Two (36% in)

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