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heavyweight

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one of high position or importance within a group
  • a heavyweight in the U.S. Senate, he has a lot of clout in judicial confirmations

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“Heavyweight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heavyweight. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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