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clout

noun

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2 the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly
  • has a great deal of clout in the film industry

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clout

verb

Synonyms of clout (Entry 2 of 2)

to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • clouted the nail with the hammer and drove it all the way into the wood

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“Clout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clout. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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