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wield
used in The Guardian

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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
  • He cowered at each strike, pleading with her to stop and trying to cover himself, but she continued to wield the belt until her arms were too exhausted to move.
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